Court Grants Akinjide Bail Application


A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Thursday granted bail to Mrs Olajumoke Akinjide, former Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory, on self-recognition, in a case of N650 million fraud.

The judge, Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek, also granted bail to Sen. Ayoade Adeseun and Mr Olanrewaju Otiti in the same case, in the sum of N100 million.

The judge added that the each of the sureties to be provided by the two accused persons, must deposit their passport photographs and Certificates of Occupancy of landed property belonging to them.

Abdulmaleek adjourned the case to Sept. 12, for the commencement of trial.

The three accused persons were dragged before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), over a N650 million fraud charge.


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