An aide to Governor Dapo Abiodun of the Ogun State Government, Abidemi Rufai, is set for release from detention after getting a surety.

Mr. Abidemi is currently facing allegations of a $350,000 Coronavirus unemployment fraud in the United States of America. He was initially denied bail on Wednesday because his brother, Alaba Rufai could not meet up with the $300,000 surety bond required for his bail.

However, on Friday, Mr. Abidemi Rufai got a surety as Ramon Reyes, a Federal Magistrate Judge ruled that a family friend and a New York state resident could provide the bond.

See Also: House of Reps’ Minority Caucus Requests Investigation into Friday Plane Crash

However, Mr. Abidemi Rufai would be limited to Western Washington and New York City in his travels under electronic surveillance.

Nekpen Soyemi, a registered nurse with a Nigerian family informed the court that she would be guaranteeing the $300,000 bond and accommodating Mr. Abidemi Rufai in herself and her husband’s home.

Hits: 0

Source

Click for More News



Tell us your view below: