A High Court sitting in Lokoja in Kogi state has granted Senator Dino Melaye who is representing Kogi West Senatorial District, bail.
Melaye had been charged before a magistrate court in Kogi, where he was accused of conspiracy and aiding a jailbreak.
The chief magistrate had previously denied him bail, asking that he remain in custody for the next 39 days.
Vanguard reports that the senator has finally been granted bail, after the judge considered his health challenges.
He was reportedly granted bail to the tune of N10 million, with a surety in like sum.