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Challenge CBN’s freezing of your accounts in court – Lagos Attorney General tells #EndSARS frontliners

Lagos State Legal professional Common and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), has requested #EndSARS frontliners whose financial institution accounts have been frozen by the Central Financial institution of Nigeria to problem the motion in a reliable court docket of regulation.

Onigbanjo stated this whereas that includes on Channels Tv’s Politics At the moment programme and additional said that the Lagos state authorities has no hand within the act.

The Lagos State Legal professional Common who averred that solely the federal authorities has solutions on why the financial institution accounts have been frozen, additionally appealed to the 2 youth representatives within the state’s Panel of Judicial Inquiry probing the alleged taking pictures of #EndSARS protesters on the Lekki toll gate to return to the panel in order to allow victims of police brutality and the Lekki shootings get justice.

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He stated;

“The representatives of the youths on the panel who have been affected by the CBN determination to freeze these accounts ought to bear two issues in thoughts;

“One is that by the panel not forming quorum signifies that all of the victims of SARS abuses in Lagos which they’ve been clamouring for is not going to get the compensation which they search and which the state authorities thinks they deserve.

“All these affected can not get their compensation for no fault of theirs as a result of the panel members have some authorized points with the CBN.

“This downside will not be the state’s making; the state has no management over the CBN. The state is taken with making certain that individuals who suffered abuses in Lagos State ventilate and get the compensation which the panel will award to them.

“Additionally, very essential and significant, there have been so many allegations about what occurred on the Lekki toll gate on the twentieth of October this yr. Once more, that very essential investigation will be unable to go on due to this quorum subject.

“I might be urging the affected panel member and the opposite youth consultant to renew their seats on the panel.

“The CBN obtained a court docket order in opposition to their accounts and I imagine that call will be challenged by itself. They will go to court docket and problem the choice of the CBN and on the similar time, let the panel proceed the work which impacts on the lives of so many individuals in Lagos State and which additionally touches on what occurred on the Lekki toll gate.”

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