Court Grants Bail To Senator Nwaoboshi On Self-Recognition
Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday granted bail to senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Peter Nwaoboshi on self-recognition.
The judge ordered that the defendant must provide two sureties, who must furnish the court with bond of fifty million naira each, and that the senator must deposit his international passport, and that he must not travel out of the court’s jurisdiction without notifying the court.
The senator was however given seventy two hours to meet the bail terms.
Senator Nwaoboshi, alongside his two companies, Golden Touch Construction Projects Limited and Summing Electricals Limited, were arraigned before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a two count-charge, bordering on fraud.
In the charge, the EFCC alleged that the senator popularly called Oshimele, had committed the offence between May and June 2014.
The accused had pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Justice Idris fixed June 13 and 20 for commencement of trial.