‘FG may not unfreeze #EndSARS protesters account’ – AGF, Malami

The Attorney-General of the federation, Abubakar Malami has said the Federal Government is still contemplating options allowed by the law if or not to unfreeze the bank accounts of 20 #EndSARS protesters. 

 A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday set aside the order it made on November 4, 2020, freezing accounts linked with some promoters of the #EndSARS protesters that took place across the country last year. Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in the ruling, ordered all affected banks to “immediately unfreeze the affected accounts.’ 

 The AGF who spoke on Sunrise Daily on Channels Tv regarding the court order said a lot of factors has to be considered as regard compliance with the court order. 

According to Malami, the Federal Government has multiple options before complying under the law. 

“We need to take in a lot of factors with particular reference to the compliance with the court order and within the context of striking a balance, the options that are available are multiple,” he said. 

 “One, the consideration of or a possibility of wholehearted compliance with the court order; that is, comprehensive, unconditional compliance with the order relating with the unfreezing of the #EndSARS account.

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