Published On: Tue, Jan 19th, 2016

BREAKING: Olisa Metuh Gets Bail

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…With N400Million Bail Bond

By Dipo Awojobi – The federal high court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh.

Brought in handcuffs

Brought in handcuffs

The court presided over by Justice Okon Abang , approved the bail Tuesday.

Metuh is standing trial in connection with the $2.1 billion arms scam involving a former National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki.

He PDP spokesman who was brought to court in handcuffs had argued that the he collected N400 million for from former President Goodluck Jonathan and not out of the fund meant for the purchase of arms to fight the Boko Haram insurgency.

Abang, however, granted Metuh bail with a bail conditions is N400 million bond to be made available to the court.

He is also required to produce two sureties in the sum of N200 million each.

The sureties must have properties in Maitama area of Abuja.

 

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