Breaking: Court Orders That Melaye Be Moved To National Hospital

A High Court sitting in Lokoja, Kogi State Capital has just ordered immediate transfer of Senator Dino Melaye to the National Hospital, Abuja. Meanwhile, the trial judge has also adjourned till Monday, May 7, for continuation of hearing in a written bail application filed by Melaye’s counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN). The application is asking for a variation of the remand order placed on him. Recall that the court had on Thursday, denied Melaye bail when he arraigned on a seven- count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy and illegal possession of fire arms. The presiding judge and Chief Justice of Kogi State, Justice Nadir Ajanah, yesterday stated that in view of the critical health conditions as espoused by the counsel to the applicant, he should be moved to the National Hospital, Abuja, for proper medical attention.

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