A Federal High Court sitting in Kano Presided over by Justice Muhammad Nasir Yunus has granted the sum of N500 Million bail to Majority leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Garba Ado Doguwa and Two reliable sureties in like sum.
The Defendant is standing trial on the allegations of criminal offences bordering on Criminal Conspiracy, illegal possession of firearms, culpable homicide and breach of publicpeace.
He pleaded not guilty earlier when he was arraigned before Kano Magistrate court 54.
His Counsel Nuraini Jimoh (SAN) on Monday prayed the Federal High Court, Kano to admit the defendant on bail, arguing that his client is presumed to be innocent, pursuant to the provision of section 35 sub 6 of constitution of Federal of Nigeria (1999 as amended)
Ruling on the application the presiding judge Justice Nasir-Yunusa granted the sum of N500 million to the defendant with 2 reliable sureties.
According to the court, the Sureties shall be First Class Emir and any Senior officer in Civil Service.
The Court similarly ordered Doguwa to drop his International Passport to Court Registry pending the trial.
The Court also restrained defendant from going to his Constituents during the Gubernatorial and state House Assembly elections billed to hold 11th March, 2023