A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja bail to the chairman of the
defunct pension reform task team Mr. Abdulrashid Maina in the sum of one
billion naira with two sureties in like sum.
Both sureties must be serving Nigerian Senators with no criminal cases
before the court.
Also, both sureties must have fully developed landed property in Maitama
or Asokoro district of Abuja.
According to the court ruling on Monday, the sureties must also submit
3-years tax clearance certificates and must appear at all further court
rulings with the 1st defendant.
The court also notes that the sureties must file an affidavit to show
they can pay the penance sum.
It was also stipulated in the ruling that the residence of sureties must
be in Abuja and will be confirmed by the court.
Trial Judge, Justice Okon Abang in his ruling stressed that if any
surety does not show up for rulings, the court shall be at liberty to
revoke bail and the defendant will be remanded accordingly.
He said the defendant is required to submit his American passport,
Nigerian passport and diplomatic passport(if any).