A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has granted the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Olisa Metuh bail in the sum of 300 million Naira and two sureties in like sum.

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In the ruling on Friday, the Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, stressed that the sureties must be resident in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.

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Mr Metuh is facing a seven-count charge of criminal breach of trust, corruption and money laundering.

He is accused of receiving 400 million Naira from the former National Security Adviser, retired colonel Sambo Dasuki.

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The amount is part of the allegedly diverted sum of $2.1 billion meant for the purchase of arms.


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