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FACT-CHECKED

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Yes, the claim that Justice S. O. Taylor has reviewed the bail condition of former President Ernest Bai Koroma to enable him to seek medical care in Nigeria is true.

SLAJ iVerify has fact-checked a claim that is doing rounds on social media that the Former President of Sierra Leone, who is facing treason related charges has been granted bail and has also been granted permission to seek medical care in Nigeria and found it to be true.

Claim

That Former President Ernest Bai Koroma has been granted bail and he has also been granted permission to travel to Nigeria to seek medical care.

Rating Justification

SLAJ iVerify has fact-checked a claim that is doing the rounds on social media that the former President of Sierra Leone, who is facing treason-related charges, has been granted bail and has also been granted permission to seek medical care in Nigeria, and found it to be true.

To arrive at this conclusion, the SLAJ iVerify fact-checker visited Magistrate Court No. 2 on Pademba Road in Freetown, where he is facing treason-related charges, and witnessed the court sitting.

Additionally, SLAJ iVerify contacted the Communications and Media Unit of the Judiciary of Sierra Leone and got confirmation that the former president has been granted permission to seek medical care in Nigeria.

Evidence and References

SLAJ iVerify fact-checker visited Magistrate Court No. 2

Media and Communications Unit, Judiciary of Sierra Leone.