Nollywood actress Ibinabo Fiberesima has reportedly been granted bail by the Court of Appeal.After being initially denied bail by a three man panel presided over by Justice Ndukwe-Anyanwu.
The popular Actress and embattled Actors Guild of Nigeria has been slammed a 5-year jail term by The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Friday.
According to several sources, the Appeal Court, sitting in Lagos, said it was granting the actress bail pending the determination of an appeal filed by her at the Supreme court.
Justice Jamilu YammamaTukur delivered the judgement, declaring that the appeal was shallow and lacked merit.
According to reports, Ibinabo Fiberesima was granted a bail of 2 million naira but with strong condition and she is expected to present two sureties of like sum residing within the jurisdiction of the court. The sureties must both be property owners in Lagos state.
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Her new counsel is led by Adeyemi Muiz Banire (SAN) who was a former commissioner in Lagos state for twelve consecutive years.