Former Head of Service of the Federation (HOSF), Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita has been granted N100million bail by a Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday following her arraignment on charges of money laundering, fraud, among others.
Ita-Oyo was arraigned before Justice Taiwo Taiwo on an 18-count charge. She was arraigned with two of her former aides – Garba Umar and Ubong Okon Effiok.
Upon their arraignment, the three pleaded not guilty, while not guilty plea was equally recorded for six companies charged with them.
Justice Taiwo granted Oyo-Ita bail at N100m, while Umar and Effiok got bail at N50m each.
The judge directed that each of the defendants must provide two sureties, among other conditions.