One of the youth representatives on the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses, Rinu Oduala, has vowed to take legal action against the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) after a Federal High Court in Abuja ordered the apex bank to unfreeze the accounts of 20 #EndSARS promoters.
The accounts were frozen by the apex bank in October 2020, following the #EndSARS protests which demanded an end to police brutality and bad governance in the country.
The order unfreeze the accounts was issued on Wednesday by the Justice Ahmed Mohammed, following an agreement by the legal teams of the CBN and the defendants to end the case.
Reacting, Oduala whose account was among those frozen by CBN took to social media where she revealed that she will take legal action against the apex bank, adding that she has informed her lawyers.
“It’s time to sue CBN for the unlawful freeze of my accounts.
“I was accused of money laundering & terrorism but no investigations were done in the past three months. This was purely an act of intimidation!
“I have informed my lawyers, Falana and Falana Chambers and we will be suing!” she tweeted.