Justice Guwa Ogunbanjo of the Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja, has stopped the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) from declaring the chairman of defunct Pension Reform Activity Staff, Abdulrasheed Maina, wished.
In a judgement delivered on Monday February 18th, Justice Guwa Ogunbanjo, described the motion of the anti-graft company to declare Maina wished as illegal. Recall that in September 2018, Maina had filed a go well with earlier than the courtroom asking if it was lawful for the antigraft company to declare him wished on its official web site or some other media platform, or by harassing him.
The EFCC declared Maina wished over his function in a fraudulent biometric contract allegedly undertaken by means of him, a former Head of Service Steve Oronsaye and two others whereas he was in workplace as effectively his alleged stealing of N2 billion from the Pension fund.
Maina denied the allegation and went underground after the costs have been filed towards him. The EFCC declared him wished in addition to the INTERPOL.
Delivering judgment within the go well with filed by Maina towards the EFCC, Justice Ogunbanjo gave an order of perpetual Injunction restraining EFCC and its associates or associated our bodies from additional declaring Maina ‘wished”. He additionally dominated that the motion of putting Maina as “wished” was illegal, because it was an infringement on his basic human rights.
The decide mentioned it was performed with out an order of a courtroom of competent jurisdiction, as stipulated by part 41 and 42 of the Administration of Prison Justice Act 2015.