Ahamdu Umaru Fintiri

N2.9b fraud: Ex-Adamawa governor, Fintiri granted N500m bail

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

A former governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Umar Fintiri who was remanded in prison custody on Wednesday by Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the FCT High Court, has been granted bail.

Fintiri is being prosecuted by the Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a five count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N2. 9 billion.

The bail conditions include: N500 million with two sureties in like sum.

He is also to submit his international passport.

The judge however asked that he remain in prison custody pending satisfaction of bail conditions

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