Court refuses to grant bail to man over alleged vote buying

#TrackNigeria: Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of a Kwara High Court  again refused to admit one Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, to bail for allegedly attempting to buy votes on March 9.

Justice Oyinloye held that the defendant’s bail application failed on merit and agreed to adjourned the case, based on fair hearing.

Justice Oyinloye ordered that Abdulsalam be remanded in prison and adjourned the case until April 4, for hearing.

On March 21, Oyinloye, refused to admit the defendant to bail on grounds that the application was not properly filed.

The EFCC charged Abdulsalam with alleged two counts of conspiracy to use a sum N120,000 to influence voters and provision of N120,000 to influence voters during poll at unit 007, College of Education, Ilorin, the state capital.

Mr Saka Muhammed, counsel to the defendant had earlier applied for bail for his client,

The EFCC counsel, Nnaemeka Omewa, opposed the application made by the defendant’s counsel. (NAN)

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