The Federal High Court has pronounced a guilty verdict on four companies used by Patience Jonathan to launder $15.5m.
PM News reports that the verdict was read on Wednesday, November 2 by the court. Waripamo Dudafa who is the former personal assistant to former president, Goodluck Jonathan allegedly used the companies to launder the money on behalf of the former first lady.
The account of the former first lady was frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged act of corruption.
The sentence has also been reserved until the conclusion of the trial of the three accused persons involved in the case. Meanwhile, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) was sued for asking the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate and prosecute Patience Jonathan.