A account frozen by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) during investigation on drug which contain the sum of about fifty eight million, five hundred thousand naira (N58, 500,000).
Recently, Justice Mohammed Yunusa the Federal High Court Lagos has ordered the re-opening of the bank account, which was frozen with the consent of the Attorney General through the Solicitor General in accordance with the NDLEA Act.
Yunusa made this on the ground that there was no Attorney General at the moment.
But Ahmadu Giade, Chairman/Chief Executive of the anti-narcotic Agency, described the ruling as unacceptable and promised to appeal it. i his statement “The true position is that narcotic investigations are incomplete until criminal wealth is traced and confiscated”.