Court Grants Former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang Bail

A High Court sitting in Jos, the Plateau State capital, has granted bail to the former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang and another accused person. Mr Jang is standing trial for alleged corruption during his tenure in office. At today’s sitting, the ruling judge, Justice Daniel Longji granted the former governor on the following conditions; two sureties in the sum of 100million naira each.

One of the sureties must be a First Class traditional ruler within the jurisdiction and must deposit international passport. While the second accused is to produce two sureties with 50million naira each with one of the sureties must be a Permanent Secretary or anyone within that rank as well as submission of International Passport.