A Federal High Court in Abuja will on Thursday hear the bail utility of Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume.
Ndume has been in jail custody since Monday for standing as surety for a former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, believed to have jumped bail.
Maina was dealing with prices of cash laundering involving N2bn earlier than he was granted bail.
On November 18, 2020, Justice Okon Abang, revoked the bail granted Maina, ordered his arrest and directed his trial would proceed in absentia.
The decide additionally on Monday remanded Ndume in jail till he produced Maina or paid the sum of N500m bail bond to the Federation Account.
The decide, in the middle of the trial within the absence of Maina, on Wednesday, acknowledged the bail utility filed by Ndume’s lawyer.
He stated the bail utility was delivered to his consideration at about 8.58am on Wednesday, disclosing that he had instantly directed that the matter be mounted for listening to on Thursday.
He additionally stated he had directed that listening to discover for the Thursday’s proceedings be issued and served on the events.
Although Ndume’s lawyer was not current in courtroom, EFCC’s counsel, Mohammed Abubakar, confirmed that he had been served with the listening to discover.