Breaking: Oyo-Ita granted N100m bail over coronavirus

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the former Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, N100m bail over coronavirus.

Oyo-Ita who was arraigned alongside six companies before Justice Taiwo Taiwo over 18-counts of fraud, and alleged money laundering, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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Justice Taiwo who gave the verdict opined, “The Coronavirus pandemic is something that must be on the minds of all of us. Social distancing is being preached, I shall, therefore, grant bail to the defendants not only based on coronavirus but also on the Administration of Criminal Justice Act”.

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