Maina’s son to know fate of bail application November 29

Faisal, son of Abdulrasheed Maina

Faisal Maina, son of former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, will on November 29 know the fate of his bail application before the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Justice Okon Abang announced this on Friday after taking the arguments of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the defence counsel.


The judge also adjourned till November 26 to enable the defence counsel, Francis Oronsaye, conclude his argument on his reply on the point of law and for trial continuation.

Abang also ordered the prosecution counsel, Mohammed Abubakar, to submit copies of judicial authorities reported in law pavilion, electronic law report, on or before the close of work on November 25.

The judge had on November 6 fixed November 7 for hearing of Faisal’s bail application.

However, the judge could not take the bail application on the said date and later fixed Friday for the hearing.


Faisal was docked on a three-count charge bordering on money laundering which he pleaded not guilty to.

Justice Abang on October 25 ordered that Faisal’s father be remanded in Kuje Correctional Service centre, while Faisal be kept in police custody at Police Tactical Squad, Asokoro, based on the investigation on allegation of possession of firearms and resistance to arrest.