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Maina: Former pension boss arrested in Niger Republic
Following a report by the PRNigeria signifies that the escaping Abdulrasheed Maina, the past chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), has been apprehended.
Maina was gathered on the evening of Monday, by the detectives of intelligence service in affiliation with men of an anti-corruption agency in Nigeria in a city within the Niger Republic.
In line with the report, a high intelligence officeholder mentioned that the arrest was made apparent on account of a present common relationship and safety settlement between the 2 neighboring nations.
Maina is going through a 12-count money laundering charge brought towards him and an agency by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The anti-graft agency claimed that Maina, as chairman of the extinct PRTT, utilized the fund of the agency for cash laundering to the volume of approximately two billion naira, a part of which he consumed to accumulate landed properties in Abuja.
The court on Friday, November 27, consented bail to Senator Ndume, over his suretyship for Maina, understood to have jumped bail.
Federal High Court had in Abuja allotted a House of Representatives member, Umar Sani Dan Galadima up until Friday, December 4, to provide Faisal, the son of Abdulrasheed Maina.
It was recorded that Faisal is being indicted before the court on cash laundering connected offenses.
He was granted bail in December 2019, with the lawmaker standing surety for him upon signing a N60 million bond.
In one other report, the senator representing Borno South at the Senate, Ali Ndume, was offered bail by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.
Justice Abang ordered the legislator to provide one surety who has to be an inhabitant of Abuja and current proof of possession of property anyplace in Abuja.