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A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has been released from the Kuje Correctional Centre after meeting up with his bail condition.

Our correspondent learnt that Emefiele was released on Friday, December 22 2023.

The spokesperson for the Kuje Correctional Centre, FCT, Adamu Duza, confirmed the development to our correspondent on Saturday.

“I can confirm to you that he (Emefiele) has met his bail conditions, hence he has no reason to remain in our facility.

“He met his bail condition and was released past 2pm yesterday (Friday),” he said.

The Federal Capital Territory High Court Abuja, had granted N300m bail to Emefiele, who is being prosecuted for alleged procurement fraud.

Justice Hamza Muazu granted the bail with two sureties in like sum.

The judge said the sureties must have certificates of occupancy and titles of properties within the Maitama District of Abuja.


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