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Alleged N2bn Fraud: Ex Pension Boss, Maina, Arrives Court in Wheelchair

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The former chaieman of Pension Reform Task Team, , who is facing charges over his alleged role in a N2 billion fraud, appeared before the federal high court on Thursday in a wheelchair.

Trial Justice had fixed today to deliver a ruling on an application the defendant filed to be released on bail pending the determination of the 12-count money laundering charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, preferred against him.

Maina is facing trial alongside a firm, Common Input Properties & Investment Limited, which the prosecution said was involved in the alleged fraud.

He was wheeled into the court by officers of the Kuje correctional facility.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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