Breaking: Faisal Maina escapes to US via Niger Republic, surety forfeits property

By Peter Usman/:

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. has revealed that the fugitive, Faisal Maina, son Abdulrasheed Maina, has fled to the United States of America, USA.

Barrister Mohammed Abubakar, EFCC’s lawyer, told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday.

Abubakar stated that Faisal sneaked to the USA through the Republic of Niger.

Earlier, Justice Abang, in a committal proceeding ruling, ordered Faisal’s surety, Sani Dan-Galadima to forfeit a property used as a bail bond.

Dan-Galadima, is a member of the House of Representatives, from Kaura-Namoda Federal Constituency of Zamfara.

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.

The father, Abdulrasheed Maina, who was Chairman of the defunct Presidential Pension Reformed Task Team, PPRTT, is facing several cases of money laundering.

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