From Godwin Tsa, Abuja
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday granted bail to 12 of Sunday Igboho’s associates held in its custody since July 2, 2021.
Justice Obiora Egwuatu admitted four of them to bail in the sum of N10m each with two sureties in the like sum, while the remaining eight were granted bail in the sum of N5m with one surety each.
Ruling on their bail applications, the Judge said the sureties must be residents of the Federal Capital Territory(FCT), Abuja.
The four applicants whom were granted N10 million bail are; Amudat Babatunde (AKA Lady K), Okoyemi Tajudeen, Abideen Shittu and Jamiu Oyetunji.
The others admitted to N5 million bail are; Abdulateef Onaolapo, Tajudeen Erinoye, Diekola Jubril, Ayobami Donald, Uthman Adelabu, Oluwafemi Kunle, Raji Kazeem and Bamidele Sunday.
One of the sureties the court held must be an employee of the federal government on grade level 12 and above.
The sureties who must be resident in Abuja and have properties, must swear to an affidavit of means.
The judge also ordered that the title deeds of the said property must be verified by the Court registrar and the DSS in addition to evidence of three years tax payment.
The sureties are also to submit all travel documents to the court.
Meanwhile the four applicants were also ordered to report to the DSS on the first Monday of every month for the next three months.
Egwuatu in addition held that the four applicants should remain in the custody of the DSS pending the perfection of their bail.