Abuja court grants bail to Fayose’s aide, slams N5m damages on EFCC

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of an Abuja High Court has just admitted an aide to Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, Mr. Abiodun Agbele to bail in the sum of N50 million.

This is coming just as the presiding judge also slammed a, N5 million damages against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

In his ruling, Justice Adeniyi frowned at, “The arbitrary abuse of power and unlawful detention of the applicant (Agbele) without arraigning him in court of competent jurisdiction in line with the constitution”.

Justice Adeniyi ordered the immediate release of the personal property of the applicant seized by the anti-graft agency.

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