Buhari’s Government hired mercenaries against me — Patience Jonathan

Mrs. Patience Jonathan has accused President Buhari’s Government and the EFCC of hiring mercenaries against her.

She alleged that the four persons that pleaded guilty to money laundering charges on behalf of the four companies linked to her are EFCC’s mercenaries.

According to a statement released by her media aide, Chima Osuji, She said the persons that pleaded guilty were unknown to her companies.

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They are not known by the company’s board of directors, neither were they authorized to plead guilty on behalf of the companies.

“This is a clear evidence of the desperation of the prosecution to pull down the former First Lady and confiscate her hard-earned money.

“It is an irony that it was the former First Lady who went to court for the repatriation of her confiscated money.

“She later realized that the EFCC and its co-travelers were playing politics with this issue.

“She came out publicly to say that the said money belonged to her and that she had all evidence to prove the sources of her money.

“The biggest twist in court on Thursday was that the fourth to seventh defendants pleaded guilty to all the 15 counts.

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“It is clear that these unknown faces were agents of the EFCC.

“They have been stage-managed and tutored to come to court and complicate the case.

“This is a strategy to confiscate her money,” Chima said.

Recall that four companies accused alongside a former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo Dudafa, with charges bordering on money laundering, on Thursday, pleaded guilty before a Lagos Federal High Court.

The former President, Goodluck Jonathan is yet to react to his wife’s altercations with EFCC.