Chidiebube Okeoma, OwerriFour banks sealed by a court in Owerri on Wednesday following their refusal to obey a court judgment have been unsealed. The affected banks are Diamond Bank on Item Street, United Bank for Africa on Mbari Road, First Bank and Union Bank, both on Bank Road. Ohakim went back to the court, seeking a garnishee order that would comply banks where Imo Government accounts were domiciled to pay him, which the court granted. The order was issued in favour of Ohakim, but the affected banks refused to comply with court order, which led to the sealing of the banks. The headquarters ordered us to comply immediately before we lose our customers.”When our correspondent visited the affected banks, the facilities were fully in operation.
Source: Punch November 08, 2018 17:29 UTC