Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday
granted bail to Abdullahi Babalele, son-in-law of Peoples Democratic
Party (PDP) presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. He admitted
him to bail for N20million with one surety in like sum.

The
surety must be resident in Lagos and must produce evidence of means
through an affidavit, the judge ruled. Babalele was directed to deposit
his passport, which has been with the prosecution, with the court.

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The
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned him on
Wednesday for allegedly laundering $140,000 during the general
elections. He pleaded not guilty.

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