Alleged Pension Fraud: I can’t find Maina

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Alleged Pension Fraud: I can

Senator Ali Ndume on Friday October 2, told the federal high court sitting in Abuja that he can’t find former Chairman of the Pension Reformed Task Team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina who is standing trial for diverting N100 billion of pension funds. 

 

Recall that the former pension boss who was in hiding for almost two years, was arrested by the State Security Service last year. He is currently standing trial on a 12-count criminal charge bordering on fraud and money laundering, amongst others. Ndume had stood as surety for him after he was admitted to bail.

 

Before Friday, both Maina and Ndume were not in court on September 29 and the matter was adjourned till September 30. Maina’s lawyer, Francis Oronsaye had told the court that his client was at Maitama Hospital where he was receiving medical treatment.

 

Although, Ndume was in court on September 30, to sign the court register in line with the bail conditions, the embattled former pension boss was not available leading…



Source: Linda Ikeji