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MONEY LAUNDERING: Maina in court without wheelchair

MONEY LAUNDERING: Maina in court without wheelchair

The former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), Abdulrasheed Maina, on Thursday, arrived the Federal High Court, Abuja, for the continuation of his trial.

Although the ex-pension reform chief came to the court without a wheelchair, he was supported by two men as he walked slowly into the courtroom.

Maina, arrived at the court at 9:30 a.m., dressed in a white caftan with a black cap.

Read also: EFCC arraigns Maina for another N738.6m contract scam

His son, Faisal, was also in the same court for the continuation of his trial.

Justice Okon Abang had on November 7 fixed Thursday for the continuation of the trial after the Deputy Comptroller-General (DCG), Health and Social Welfare, Nigerian Correctional Service, H.B. Kori, asked for one week to respond to the court’s order on the true health status of the defendant.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Maina alongside a firm, Common Input Property and Investment Limited on a 12- count charge of money laundering, operating fictitious bank accounts and fraud.

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