Jonathan’s Cousin Gets Bail

Azibaola Robert
Azibaola Robert

A Federal high Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former President Jonathan, to the tune of N500 million.

Azibaola, his wife Stella and their company, Oneplus Holdings limited were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission for allegedly collecting the sum of $40 million from Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser.

Trial judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba also ordered him to provide two sureties in like sum, and who must have landed property in Asokoro or Maitama Districts of Abuja. The sureties must also provide evidence of payment of income tax for the past three years.

However, the accused will remain in prison custody pending when he is able to meet his bail conditions.

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