Former Governor of Kaduna Yero

Detained former governor of Kaduna state Ramalan Yero has been granted bail by a Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna.

Yero, who was granted bail alongside three others, was detained following his arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged money laundering of N750m campaign fund of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2015.

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Justice Mohammed Shuaibu, who presided over the case on Wednesday, admitted the former governor to N1 million bail and two sureties in like sum, among whom must own a landed property in Kaduna state.

The judge also granted bail to the former Minister of State for Power Nuhu Wya, former Kaduna PDP chairman Haruna Gaya, and the former Secretary to Kaduna state government Hamza Ishaq.

The former governor and the three other accused persons were on 31 May 31, 2018, remanded following the order of the judge, who later fixed Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 for hearing of the application for bail filed by their counsel, Yunus Ustaz.

The judge adjourned the sitting till September 26, 2018, for hearing.