The interim order in favour of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria against mogul, Jimoh Ibrahim and his companies have been labeled as dubiously obtained. The businessman who is reportedly indebted to AMCON to the tune of N50 billion issued a statement yesterday (Tuesday, June 21) tabling his own side of the contentious legal issues.
“AMCON is aware that we keep a deposit of Eighty-Six billion Naira or 172 million pounds with Union Bank and AMCON is aware that application to collect the money from Union Bank is pending before an Ikeja High Court. All of these facts, it has not disclosed to an innocent Federal High Court. ‘’AMCON deceived Nigerians to believe that they got judgement against me when there was nothing like that. An interim order of any court last for 14 days. AMCON is executing the interim order even when the Judge has not signed the execution writ. ‘’We have since filed an application to discharge the interim order. I’m not in the category of people that AMCON or anybody can intimidate. It is laughable and a wide ambition to say anyone in Nigeria can seize my property! What a day dream!! ‘’We shall abide with the law and any interim order of court even when they are made in error as we are not far away from justice.’’