A Federal High Court has granted bail to the suspended Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar, Professor Cyril Ndifon.
The Herald reports that his lawyer, Sunny Anyanwu, who was arraigned with him by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, also secured his bail.
Recall that Professor Ndifon and his lawyer are currently standing trial on amended four counts of alleged sexual harassment and an attempt to perverse the cause of justice.
While Ndifon was granted bail in the sum of N250 million with two sureties, Anyanwu was granted N50 million bail with two sureties as well.
Ruling on their bail application on Friday, the trial judge, Justice James Omotoso, said, “Bail is granted to the first defendants in the sum of N250m with two sureties who own properties within FCT with a minimum valuation of N150 million.
“The first defendant and his two sureties must submit their bank statements.
“The first defendants must submit his International passport to the court.
“The second defendant is granted bail in the sum of N50m with two sureties who will submit their bank statements.
“The defendants must file an undertaking not to interfere with the case, readiness to attend trial and not to cause delay.”
Justice Omotosho adjourned the matter till Monday, February 12, for continuation of hearing.