Two Chinese Who Offered EFCC Official ‘N100m Bribe’ Granted N10m Bail

Two Chinese being walked into the court by officials of the EFCC

Two Chinese, Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, who allegedly bribed an official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been granted bail.

The duo are being prosecuted by the EFCC for offering N100million (Hundred Million Naira) bribe to the Sokoto Zonal Head of the EFCC, Abdulahi Lawal.

Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court, on Thursday, May 21, 2020 granted bail the defendants who have been in custody of the anti-agency bail in the sum of N5million each.

The bail sum is to be deposited with the Director Litigation, High Court of Sokoto State, with two sureties in like sum, one of whom must be resident in the state and must deposit a Certificate of Occupancy of his landed property within the jurisdiction of the court.

He also ordered the defendants to submit their international passports with the chief registrar of the court and demanded that they take an undertaking that they would not travel out of the country throughout the duration of their trial.