Amidst Saturday Protest, Court Orders CBN To Unfreeze EndSARS Protesters Accounts

Court Has Ordered CBN To Unfreeze EndSARS Protesters Accounts.

 

 

News Rain Nigeria reports that a Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside the order it made on November 4, 2020, freezing accounts linked with some promoters of the #EndSARS protest that took place across the country last year.

Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in a ruling on Wednesday, also ordered all affected banks to “immediately defreeze the affected accounts.’

Court Orders CBN To Unfreeze EndSARS Protesters Accounts

 

Justice Mohammed proceeded to strike out the suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/1384/2020 filed by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and in respect of which the ex-parte order freezing the accounts for 180 days was made on November 4, 2020.

The court’s decision was informed by the withdrawal of all processes filed in relation to the suit by lawyers to all parties.

Details later…

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