February 09, (THEWILL) – The Federal High Court, Abuja, has granted bail to the suspended Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar (UNICAL), Prof. Cyril Ndifon, alongside his lawyer, Sunny Anyanwu.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) is prosecuting Professor Ndifon and his lawyer on a four-count amended charge bothering on allegations of sexual harassment and obstruction of justice.
Ruling on their bail application on Friday, Justice James Omotosho admitted Professor Ndifon to bail in the sum of N250 million with two sureties; while Anyanwu was granted a N50m bail with two sureties.
“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 N150m. The first defendant and his two sureties must submit their bank statements. The first defendant 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 held.
The case has been adjourned until Monday, February 12, for the continuation of hearing.