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Maina To Court: I’m Losing My Leg, Grant Me Bail

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Maina To Court: I'm Losing My Leg, Grant Me Bail

Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chapman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), on Friday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that his leg might be amputated if not granted bail to have adequate medicare.

Maina made his plea, through his Counsel, Sani Katu, SAN, to Justice Okon Abang at the resumed trial.

Katu said his client was taken to University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, because of his worsening health condition and he presented the medical report to back his bail application.

The lawyer, who said that Kuje Correctional Centre where Maina was kept did not have the facility to attend to his state of health, said if not granted bail, his knee might be amputated.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Maina had, on Jan. 20, approached Justice Abang for another bail after his arrest for jumping the first bail.Maina, in a motion on notice dated and filed on Dec. 24, 2020 brought by one of his lawyer, Anayo Adibe, said the application became necessary over his worsening health condition.

In the motion, the ex-pension boss told the court that he had reasonable and responsible sureties who were willing to act as sureties if granted bail.

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