A Government Tall Court in Lagos, on Thursday, expelled an application looking for to unfreeze a Solidarity Bank account with a adjust of N1.9 billion having a place to Bola Shagaya. Mrs Shagaya may be a Nigerian businesswoman and design devotee. She is accepted to be one of the wealthiest ladies in Africa.
She is additionally the ex-wife of the father of Seun Bakare, who married the girl of the Bad habit President, Yemi Osinbajo, early this year. Judge, Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, in a judgment on Thursday, threw out Mrs Shagaya’s application, announcing that it needed justify which the said account was truly secured by the EFCC.
Mrs Oguntoyinbo blamed Mrs Shagaya’s claims that she was not profited the opportunity to protect herself some time recently the arrange was secured. According to the judge, the arrange was made through an ex-parte movement (without take note to other parties) and as such, there was no way the court would have tuned in to her claim side of the story.
“The interim order was made based on an ex-parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission; an ex-parte application has no respondent and the court is not expected to hear from the other party.
“Even when the other party is around, it can only be seen and not heard; therefore, the failure of Justice Hassan to hear the applicant cannot invalidate the order.
“The granting of the interim order of attachment is not unconstitutional and does not constitute an infringement on the applicant’s rights to own property,” the court held.