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NEWS UPDATE: Senator Ndume prays court to discharge him as Maina’s surety

NEWS UPDATE: Senator Ndume prays court to discharge him as Maina’s surety

Ali Ndume, the Senator addressing Borno South Senatorial District, on Monday asked the Federal High Court in Abuja, to officially release him as a guarantee in the matter against Abdulrasheed Maina.

Maina, who is a previous Chairman of the old Pension Reform Task Team, is being arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for supposedly washing N2bn.

Ndume had purportedly said he would at this point don’t remain as guarantee for Maina after the last hopped bail and escaped the country.

The administrator additionally said he would teach his legitimate group to start the way toward ending the guarantee bond he finished paperwork for Maina, as he could presently don’t believe Maina.

In court on Monday, his legal advisor, Marcel Oru, applied officially for the release of Ndume as guarantee, requesting the arrival of the title archives that were saved in court.

Oru contended that the application was brought compliant with the way that Maina has been re-captured and is right now in custody.

Justice Okon Abang, nonetheless, raised the issue of whether the court has the purview to hear the application since he said an allure has been entered.

Oru then, at that point contended that normally, the court wouldn’t have locale yet in the overarching conditions, Maina has been re-captured and is as of now being investigated under the steady gaze of the court. In this way, he was of the view that the court can hear the application.

EFCC’s legal advisor, Mohammed Abubakar, contended his notification of fundamental protest, expressing that the court needed locale to engage the application.

Abubakar encouraged the court to strike out the utilization of the surety.

The court deferred to October 4 to govern on the notification of primer objection.

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