Senate Reacts to Freezing of Accounts of #EndSARS Protesters By CBN




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The decision of the Central of Nigeria to freeze accounts of # protesters has attracted the attention of the senate.

Reacting on Monday, the Senate said it is not aware the Central of Nigeria, CBN froze the accounts of some leaders of the # protesters.

According to the Senate, the governor of CBN, Godwin Emefiele never wrote to it prior to the taking of such a decision.

This came up yesterday when the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the , Abubakar Malami, SAN appeared before the Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, , , Ekiti Central led Senate Committee on Judiciary, Rights and Legal Matters for the defence of ministry’s 2021 estimates.

The Senate has also raised the alarm the Debt profile of the Country has reached an alarming and embarrassing be addressed immediately.

Speaking with shorty after Malami appeared before Committee, Senator Bamidele said that the Senate was awaiting further information on the issue of freezing the accounts of End SARS leaders from the nation’s apex .

Recall that the of some youth leaders were reportedly frozen by the Federal Government over alleged involvement in the recent # protests.

Senator Bamidele who spoke when asked what step the Senate was taking on the issue, he said that the matter was at the moment not before the red chamber.

Senator Bamidele said, “We read it in the news like everyone of us. Our committee is also interested in knowing what is going on in this regard. As it is our committee is neither in a to either explain or defend.”

The Senator who noted that the legislature would liaise with the executive to know what was going on, said, “We will reach out to the executive. If it is true, we would find out what the .”

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