Tue. Nov 19th, 2019

Former Pension Reform Task Team Boss to be Arraigned for Fraud Today

The Former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina and his son, Faisal Maina will today be arraigned by the Economics and Financial Crimes Commission before Justice Okon Abang at an Abuja Federal High Court.

Maina is to be arraigned on 12 count charges bordering on money laundering, operating fictitious bank accounts and fraud. One of such allegation was the #100bn theft under his watch as the Chairman of PRTT.

Along his arraignment is also his son facing similar charges. Faisal Maina is a final year student of Telecommunications Engineering at the Canadian University of Dubai.

Father and Son were arrested in Pennsylvania Avenue Hotel in Abuja, with faisal attempting to shoot operatives of the Department of State Services drafted to arrest his father.

Also remember how an Abuja Federal High Court had judged on Maina forfeiting 23 properties to the federal government on interim basis.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have however concluded investigations on Abdulrasheed Maina’s alleged fraudulent actions while he chaired the country’s pension task force, hence his arraignment at a federal high court in Abuja today.

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