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A Federal High Court in Abuja this morning granted the suspended Accountant General of the Federation, Idris Ahmed and his co-defendants bail upon terms and condition given by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.



Delivering ruling, Justice Adeyemi Ajayi ordered that the defendants shall not leave the Federal Capital Territory, and should they want to, they would have to seek clearance from the court or have their bail revoked.

The court also stated that the defendants shall sign an undertaking that they will abide by the bail conditions by the EFCC.

Justice Ajayi also ordered that the defendants should not have and shall not procure alternate passports until the case is done with, having deposited their original passports to the commission.

The trial Judge gave the ruling on grounds that the allegations against the defendants are yet to be proven.

Idris was arrested and suspended for failure to account for 80 billion naira.

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