Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, has been remanded in Abuja Correctional Centre (prison) on the orders of a Federal High Court in the FCT.
Justice Okon Abang gave the ruling on Friday following an application by the prosecution — — the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Maina’s son, Faisal, is also arraigned on a similar charge.
The case was adjourned untill October 30 for commencement of trial.
Maina was arraigned on a 12-count charge bordering on money laundering, operating fictitious bank accounts and fraud.
On Oct. 22, Justice Folasade Giwa-Ogunbanjo had ordered the temporary forfeiture of 23 property linked to Maina.
The order followed an ex-parte motion filed by the EFCC.