Court Sitting Grants Ogun State Speaker Olakunle Oluomo N300m Bail

News - by RadioNow / Sep. 6th, 2022

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has granted bail to the Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, in the sum of N300m with two sureties in like sum. 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned the Speaker of the Ogun State House Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, alongside the Director of Finance of the State Assembly, Oladayo Samuel, as well as the Clerk of the House, Adeyemo Taiwo about 10 am on 11 counts of conspiracy, forgery, and stealing. 

They however all pleaded not guilty to the charge.  

Justice Daniel Osiagor however granted bail following no objections from the EFCC. 

The counsel for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Rotimi Oyedepo had told the court that he would leave the issue of bail solely within the discretion of the court. 

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