The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, February 9, granted bail to Professor Cyril Ndifon, the suspended dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Calabar.
The judge, Justice James Omotoso, also admitted to bail one of his legal representatives, Sunny Anyanwu, who is standing trial alongside Ndifon.
The defendants are facing a four-count amended charge, including alleged sexual harassment and obstruction of justice, filed against them by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC).
Anyanwu’s bail was set at N50 million with two sureties, while Ndifon’s bail stands at N250 million, also with two sureties.
Justice Omotoso said: “Bail is granted to the first defendant in the sum of N250m with two sureties who own properties within the Federal Capital Territory (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 adjourned till Monday for the continuation of hearing.