Court Grants PDP Spokesman, Metuh, N400 Million Bail
Published:19 Jan, 2016
A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, on the condition that he pays N400 million as bond.
Mr. Metuh is to also submit his international passport, and must provide two sureties with N200 million each. The sureties must have properties in Maitama district of Abuja.
He is accused of receiving N400 million from an arms money diverted by the office of the National Security Adviser.
Mr. Metuh has been in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for about two weeks.
The PDP spokesperson was taken to court earlier on Tuesday in handcuffs.
Metuh who is facing a 7-count charge of corruption and money laundering, was last week Friday, remanded in Kuje prison by an Abuja Federal High Court.
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