PDP National Publicity Secretary Chief Olisa Metuh asked that the Federal High Court in Abuja allow the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, stand surety for him, Vanguard reports.
Dr. Olugbumi Usim-Wilson, one of Metuh’s sureties appealed to the court to withdraw as from the case. Subsequently, Metuh’s lawyer, Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN, notified the court of his intention to use Ekweremadu as one of
Chief Olisa Metuh is facing trial over a seven count charge. The EFCC alleges that he received N400 million from the Office of the National Security Adviser, without executing any project.