Faisal Maina son of Abdulrasheed Maina a former chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT) has fled to the United States, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said.
EFCC’s counsel Mohammed Abubakar on Thursday told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja that the information at the disposal of the anti-graft agency was that Faisal sneaked to the USA through the Republic of Niger.
Earlier at Thursday’s sitting, Justice Abang, in a committal proceeding ruling, ordered Faisal’s surety, who is a member of the House of Representatives Sani Dan-Galadima representing Kaura-Namoda Federal Constituency of Zamfara, to forfeit a property used as a bail bond.
Faisal was granted a N60 million bail with a surety in the like sum who must be a serving member of the House of Representatives.
Faisal and his father are both being tried on separate money laundering charges.