A federal excessive court docket in Abuja has issued a subpoena compelling the Lawyer Basic of the federation Abubakar Malami and former chairman of the EFCC Ibrahim Magu, to testify within the ongoing case in opposition to former chairman of the Pension Reform Job Staff Abdulrasheed Maina.
The subpoena signed on eighth March by presiding Decide Justice Okon Abang, ordered 10 individuals to come back earlier than the court docket on ninth,10th and 11th March to testify in Mr Maina’s defence.
Others who had been additionally subpoenaed embrace Femi Falana, M. Mustapha, Hassan Salihu, Mohammed Wakil, G.T Idris, Kenneth Amabem, Ibrahim Kaigama and the director of compliance, Central Financial institution of Nigeria.
The primary defence witness within the case, Ngozika Ihuoma, had alleged that Mr Magu misappropriated 222 properties price N1.63 trillion recovered by the Maina-led PRTT.
He alleged that Mr Magu had offered a lot of the properties to his associates and associates.
Mr Ihuoma had additionally advised the court docket that AGF and the nationwide safety adviser met with Mr Maina in Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE) in January 2016,
“After the assembly in Dubai, Maina gave the delegation intelligence report that led to the restoration of N1.three trillion out of the N3 trillion promised to recuperate,” the witness stated.
Abdulrasheed Maina is standing trial for allegedly laundering cash to the tune of N2 billion.