Melaye Absent From Court, Granted Bail In Absential
Senator Dino Melaye has been granted bail by Justice Nasir Ajana who is in charge of his gun-running allegation case.
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NIGERIA NEWS gathered that although the senator was not in court, the bail application was granted o his favour by the trial judge.
According to the trial judge, “the bail application is based on the conviction as submitted by the defense counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) to the effect that the continued incarceration of Senator Melaye will jeopardise his health condition, which he said was deteriorating.”
The ruling which was passed before a Lokoja High Court today, revealed that Melaye will be granted bail with one surety to the sum of N10m.