The trial of Faisal, son of the former defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina has been adjourned till October 2, 2021, for judgment.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, fixed October, 2 for judgment after Counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mohammed Abubakar, adopted his final written address.
Politics Nigeria reports that Faisal, who was arraigned by the EFCC on Oct. 25, 2019, jumped bail around September 2020 and stopped attending his trial.
Justice Abang, who issued a warrant for his arrest, ordered on Nov. 24, 2020, for the trial to continue in his absence after the EFCC made the application to the effect.
Faisal, who is being prosecuted along with his father, Maina, is standing a separate trial on a three-count charge bordering on money laundering