Court grants suspended UNICAL Professor Ndifon, lawyer bail

Court grants suspended UNICAL Professor Ndifon, lawyer bail

Federal High Court in Abuja granted bail on Friday, February 9, to the detained suspended Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar (UNICAL), Prof. Cyril Ndifon.

Justice James Omotosho, in a ruling, also granted bail is his legal representative, Sunny Anyanwu.


While Ndifun is accused of abuse of office and sexual harassment, Anyanwu was accused of attempting to prevent the course of justice by allegedly contacting a prosecution witness during the pendency of the case.

Both defendants have denied the allegations by pleading not guilty to the charge when it was read to them.

Justice Omotosho granted bail to Nisfon N250m with two sureties, while Anyanwu got bail at N50m with two sureties


The judge said: “Bail is granted to the first defendants (Ndifon) 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 (Anyanwu) 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.”


The judge then adjourned further hearing in the case till February 12.

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