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Ex-minister, Agunloye released from prison

A former Minister of Power and Steel, Olu Agunloye, has been released from the Kuje Correctional Centre after meeting up with his bail condition

 

Punch correspondent learnt that Agunloye was released on Friday.

The spokesperson for the Federal Capital Territory Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Adamu Duza, confirmed this to our correspondent.

Duza said, “Agunloye has been released from the prison after meeting his bail condition. He was released this evening around 5:30pm.”

The judge, however, ordered that the embattled former minister be remanded in Kuje custodial centre pending when bail would be granted.

It will be recalled that the EFCC declared Agunloye wanted in connection with a $6 billion power scheme involving the Mambilla hydropower project.

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