Emefiele Granted Bail

Funke Olaode

Special Offences Court in Ikeja in Lagos, Friday, granted N50 million bail to former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.

Judge Rahmon Oshodi ruled on the bail application filed by Emefiele, and granted him bail with the condition of providing two sureties for the same amount.

The former governor of the CBN is facing a 26-count charge related to accusations of abuse of office.

EFCC had earlier arraigned Emefiele and Henry Omole, his co-defendant, on Monday before Justice Oshodi.

Both defendants entered a not guilty plea to the charges levied against them

The charge was marked ID/23787c/2024 and dated April 3, 2024

The trial was initially adjourned till April 11, but due to an extension of the public holiday, Emefiele was brought before the court Friday.

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