Court grants former JAMB Registrar 200-million naira bail in fraud case.

Written by on July 9, 2021

A Federal High court sitting in Abuja has granted a former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Adedibu Ojerinde, bail in the sum of 200 million Naira.

Professor Ojerinde was arraigned on Tuesday by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, on 18 count – Charge bordering on alleged fraud and diversion of public funds to the tune of 5.2 Billion naira.

In a ruling, the Presiding Judge, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, ruled that the defendant should produce two sureties who were residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

Justice Egwuatu said one of the sureties must be a professor lecturing in any of the Federal Universities, while the second surety must be an owner of landed property in the Federal Capital Territory.

The court also ordered the former JAMB Registrar to deposit his Internationl Passport with the Court.

The matter was then adjourned until The à22nd and 23rd of this month for trial.

Credit: FRCN

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