Justice Ahmad Mahmud, gave the order following a not guilty plea to advance free fraud entered by Bello.
Mahmud adjourned the case until Oct. 4, for hearing in the bail application as well as trial.
Bello, who is the Director of Administration in the board was said to have collected the money from Aliyu Adamu-Tsaki, Yusuf Abubakar and Yahaya Salihu at the presence of Dahiru Muhammad in Sokoto.
The EFCC alleged that the defendant presented false letters to the victims which were later discovered to be fake and non existent.
The Defence Counsel, Mr Aminu Mustapha, filed a motion for bail on the behalf of his client .
The EFCC counsel prayed for time to respond to the application on grounds that he was only served in court.