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Patience Jonathan In Trouble As Companies Plead Guilty to Laundering $15.6m

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There may be more trouble in for Patience, Wife of Former President Goodluck Jonathan, as the four companies charged alongside a former Special Adviser on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Jonathan, Waripamo Dudafa, and two others with money laundering have pleaded guilty to the offence.

According to PUNCH, the four companies pleaded guilty to conspiring with Dudafa and the two others to launder a sum of $15, 591,700 before a Lagos Federal High Court on Thursday.

The companies are Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited; Seagate Property Development & Investment Co. Limited; Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Limited and Development Company Limited and Avalon Global Property Development Company Limited.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had since frozen the $15.6m found in the four companies’ accounts in Skye Bank.

Recall that Patience Jonathan has sued the EFCC and Skye Bank, laying claims to the money for medical bills while she was out of the country.

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