…Fayose for trial Nov 19, gets N50m bail
By Onozure Dania
LAGOS—A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, granted the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose bail sum of N50 million, bond, with one surety in like sum just as it fixed November 19 for his trial.
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun granted Fayose bail with two sureties in like sum, who must issue N50 million bond in a reputable bank as well as possess three years tax clearance.
She also ordered that the former governor should deposit his International Passport with the court.
Earlier, Fayose’s lawyer, Mr. Kanu Agabi, urged the court to grant bail to his client based on self-recognition on the grounds that he voluntarily submitted himself to the EFCC.
But the commission opposed the bail request, saying that on the day Fayose arrived at the EFCC headquarters, he was accompanied by…
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