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Counsel to the EFCC, Mr Bala Sanga, urged the court to remand the defendants in the commission’s custody pending hearing.
Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), who argued the bail application of Adoke, urged the court to grant him bail in self recognizance being a former Attorney-General pending the hearing of the case.
He said Adoke has never been convicted of any crime and that the charges before the court are bailable offences.
Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), counsel to the second defendant, agreed with Ozekhome, urging the court to grant the second defendant bail.
The prosecution counsel, Mr Bala Sanga, did not object, but urged the court to use its discretionary powers to grant the defendants bail.