Breaking: Maina collapses in court

Former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina has collapsed in court during his trial.

The former pension boss collapsed when his counsel, Anayo Adibe was making submissions before the trial judge, Justice Okon Abang

Counsel to Mr Maina was praying the court for an adjournment before the incident occurred

The court had to rise abruptly to enable officials of the Correctional Service attend to him.

The matter was on Wednesday adjourned till today, December 10, 2020 for defendant to argue his no case submission application and for the prosecution to respond to same orally.

Maina is being prosecuted by the Federal Government on a 12-count charge of alleged money laundering to a tune of N2 billion.