Jonah Jang, a former governor of Plateau, left jail on Thursday, May 24 after the traditional ruler of Jos, Gyang Buba, who is also the chairman of the state’s council of chiefs and the highest traditional ruler of the Berom speaking people in the state, stood as surety for him.
Jang, who was by the state High Court remanded in prison, was granted bail in the sum of N100 million, Premium Times reports. READ ALSO: Peace Corps bill dies as Reps refuse to veto Buhari The former governor was demanded by the Court to provide a surety who must be a first class paramount ruler and also submit his international passport to the court. The surety was also required to deposit his international passport.
The court also granted bail to Yusuf Pam, the second accused person, in the sum of N50 million. After ruling on the bail applications of Jang and Pam, the presiding judge, Daniel Longji, said there would be a major hearing of the trial which he fixed for Tuesday, July 17, Wednesday, July 18 and Thursday, July 19.