*Says GTB circulated the order without his consent
A Notary Public, Anthony Eruaga, has reacted to the order which has gone viral in the media allegedly issued by him directing Guaranty Trust Bank to reverse a money wrongly transferred by one Deborah Oluwabukola Babatunde
In a statement made dated March 28, 2021, the lawyer said GTB circulated the order without his consent
“My attention has been drawn to Notarized Reversal Order made on GTB on 26th May 2021. The Bank had circulated it without my consent.” Eruaga said
He urged the public to disregard it in thst same was done in error
He said, “I am on my honour telling the general public that they should not honour it.
“The document was done in error.”
The purported order in question, which was sighted by TheNigeriaLawyer, is dated 26th May, 2021 between one Deborah Oluwabukola Babatunde and Guaranty Trust Bank PLC
The order states that application for the transaction reversal was made orally for “An order of the office of the Notary Public praying for the reversal of the sum of N5551,250,00 (Five Hundred and Fifty One Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Naira) only wrongly/erroneously paid by Deborah Oluwabukola Babatunde – Account No: 2000632834 via Kuda Bank into account no:0023457325, with the name- Ofoedu Gabriel Chikubuikem GTB Account instead of Account No: 0032457325, Name – Arisokwu Charity Amarachi GTB Account.”
The Notary Public, therefore, orders that the said sum be reversed.
“It is hereby ordered that the sum of N551,250.00 (Five Hundred and Fifty One Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Naira) only wrongly/erroneously paid by Deborah Oluwabukola Babatunde Account No:2000632834 via Kuda Bank into account 0023457325, Name – OFOEDU GABRIEL CHUKWUBUIKEM GTB be reversed back to Account No: 2000632834 belonging to Deborah Oluwabukola Babarurde.”