Court remands Maina in Prison, adjourns till Oct. 30


A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has remanded former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, in prison custody.

Justice Abang gave the order after Maina and his son, Faisal was arraigned before him on Friday on charges bordering on fraud to the tune of N2.1bn.

The judge also ordered the prison service to ensure Maina is given access to his Lawyers.

The case has been adjourned to October 30, for trial with Maina given four days to prepare his defense.

After being on the run for four years, Maina was arrested on September 30, 2019, at an Abuja hotel by the Department of State Services (DSS) and subsequently handed them over to the EFCC for trial.

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