Jonah David Jang, the former Plateau State Governor, will soon be leaving the country for medical reasons.
The announcement was made on Thursday by his counsel, Mike Ozekhome (SAN).
Jang is being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged criminal breach of confidence and misappropriation of state funds to the tune of N6.3 billion.
Ozekhome assured that his client would be back before the next adjourned date, February 16.
Justice Dabup granted the prayer.
Jang is a former Senator. He represented Plateau North in the National Assembly from 2015 to 2019.
The Senate Committee on Federal Character and Intergovernmental Affairs gave the directive on Thursday when the Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijani Umar, appeared to defend his 2021 budget.
The official presented a budget of N19.7billion of the financial estimate, N1.3billion was proposed for the State House Clinic.