Ngilari Granted Bail On Health Grounds

Former Adama State Governor, James Bala Ngilari


A High Court sitting in Yola presided by Justice Nathan  Musa has granted a bail application to the convicted former Governor, Bala James Ngillari on health grounds to the sum of N100 million.

Ruling over the bail application filed by Obed Wadzani counsel to the convict on the deteriorating health status of the convict, the judge said it is constitution to grant the bail on condition that the former Governor should provide two sureties who will deposit certificate of occupancy, C of O, of a property worth 50,000 Million Naira each before the court.

The court also ruled that the former governor while traveling must inform the court of his where about otherwise it will lead to contempt of court.

The bail application was supported by an affidavit medical document from his doctor in India and Dubai.

Commenting on the issue, the Attorney General of the state government, Bala Sanga described the judgment as a black market judgement which by law, ill  health simplicita does not amount to except circumstances but vowed to proceed for an appeal.

Commenting on  the judgment, counsel to the former governor, Barr Obed Wadzani Said the Attorney is at liberty to disagree with the ruling, the  court has used its jurisdiction in favor of the appellant, Barr Bala James Ngilari duly followed provision of the constitution.


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