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Emefiele regains freedom again


Godwin Emefiele, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria has been released from the Kuje Correctional Centre.

Emefiele was released on Friday, December 22, after meeting up with his bail condition. Spokesperson for the Kuje Correctional Centre, FCT, Adamu Duza who confirmed this, said; “I can confirm to you that he (Emefiele) has met his bail conditions, hence he has no reason to remain in our facility. He met his bail condition and was released past 2pm yesterday (Friday).”

Recall that a Federal Capital Territory High Court had granted a N300m bail to Emefiele who is being prosecuted for alleged procurement fraud.

He was granted the bail with two sureties in like sum. The sureties must have certificates of occupancy and titles of properties within the Maitama District of Abuja.

Emefiele was also ordered to deposit all his travel documents with the registrar of the court, adding that he must remain within the Abuja Municipal Area Council.

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