Court docket Grants Emefiele Bail
Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the Excessive Court docket of the Federal Capital Territory, on Wednesday, has granted bail to the detained former Governor of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.
Recall that the embattled former governor of the apex financial institution has been within the custody of the Federal Authorities safety companies since June 10, 2023, following his arrest by the operatives of the Division of the State Service DSS.
The lack of the Federal Authorities to provide Emefiele in court docket, warranted the embattled former CBN boss to file a elementary rights enforcement go well with in opposition to the FG for his launch.
On November 2, trial decide, Justice Adeniyi made an order for the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee to launch Emefiele on bail if they can not produce him in court docket for arraignment.
Nonetheless, on November 6, the order of the court docket was violated because the EFCC got here to the day’s continuing with out the ex-bank Chief.
Miffed by the failure of the EFCC to provide Emefiele in court docket, the Decide warned that the results of flouting the order can be enforced in accordance with provisions of the regulation in the event that they did not carry him to court docket on November 8.
In a bid to not incur the wrath of the court docket, the EFCC introduced Emefiele to court docket on Wednesday, upon which the Decide ordered his speedy launch on bail.