Magistrate Court in Abuja has granted bail to senator Ademola Adeleke, after his arraignment for alleged certificate forgery.

Recall that, it was broadcasted yesterday on ADEKKA TV that, Senator Adeleke was taken to custody after presenting himself for questioning to the police on Monday.

The police charged him with five counts of certificate forgery.

According to the charges, Senator Adeleke presented forged certificates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 2017.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges.

After taking his plea, the defence lawyers asked for bail for their client.

The request was granted by the Magistrate, Muhammed Zubairu, who asked him to post a bond of N2 million with one surety in like sum.
He said the surety must be resident in Abuja and is expected to provide evidence of his source of livelihood.

The magistrate adjourned the matter till June 24 for hearing.
Mr Adeleke left the premises of the court at 12: 22 p.m, after meeting the bail conditions.

He had been granted leave to travel abroad by a federal high Court presided by Inyang Ekwo on Monday on health grounds.

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