BREAKING: Court Grants Bail To Ex-SGF Babachir, Two Others

An Abuja High Court has granted bail to the former Secretary-General of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and two others.

The court granted them bail in the sum of N50m each with one surety.

Babachir Lawal and five others have pleaded not guilty to a 10 count charge of fraudulent diversion of funds meant for the clearing of evasive plants on the North East.

Lawyers to Babachir Lawal and the defendants argued their application for bail before Justice Okeke of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

The Federal Government had earlier in January, filed 10 charges bordering on allegations of fraud against the former SGF.

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