Samburu Governor Moses Lenolkulal has been released on a bond of Sh150 million and a surety of the same amount of an alternative of Sh100 million cash bail.
He was earlier on Tuesday charged with four counts of abuse of office and conflict of interest leading to the loss of Sh84.6 million public funds.
The bail amount is one of the highest ever slapped on a graft suspect by the Judiciary.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been on record accusing the Judiciary of granting "abnormal bails, strange orders and long periods cases taking place in the courts".
Uhuru said some orders have cost the taxpayer billions of shillings and derailed development.
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