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Court Orders CBN To Unfreeze Accounts Of 20 #EndSARS Protesters

CBN To Unfreeze Accounts Of 20 #EndSARS Protesters

A Federal High Court in Abuja has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to unfreeze the bank accounts of 20 #EndSARS Campaigners.

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court Abuja, had on October 20, 2020 okayed the freezing of the bank accounts of 20 EndSars Campaigners following an exparte motion filed by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

In December 2020, The Central Bank of Nigeria asked the Court not to unfreeze the accounts of the #EndSARS Campaigners because they were under probe for terrorism financing.

A Federal High Court in Abuja has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to unfreeze the bank accounts of 20 #EndSARS protesters.

Ahmed Mohammed, the Judge, gave the order on Wednesday after counsel to the CBN and the legal representative of the protesters agreed to settle out of court.

The CBN froze the bank accounts in the heat of the #EndSARS campaign.

The apex bank had secured a court order to effect the freeze which elapsed last Tuesday.

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