Justice Abang Sentences Maina’s Son, Faisal To 14 yrs Imprisonment


Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday convicted Faisal, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, a former Chairman of the defunct of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), on all the three-count charge levelled against him by the Federal Government.

The court made the order on Thursday, while delivering judgement on the trial of Faisal, who jumped bail and escaped out of the country.

In count one, Faisal was jailed for 5 years, in count two, he was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment with effect from today.

The court ordered Faisal to return to the FG, the sum of N58.1m and accused him of laundering, and the company wind up.
In count three, the defendant was jailed for 5 years.

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The court held that the terms will run concurrently.

More so, Justice Abang ordered the FG to arrest Faisal for him to serve his jail term, and if arrested outside Nigeria, the FG should lawfully extradite him to face his sentence.

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