Drama As Lawyer Dumps Maina, Applies To Quit Case

Adeola Adedipe, a lawyer hired by the former president of the Pension Reform Task Force (PRTT), Abulrasheed Maina, in her ongoing money laundering trial, has left the former head of PRTT.

According to The Nation, the attorney has requested to drop the case.

Adedipe, who represents Maina-based company Common Input Property and Investment Ltd, told a Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday, at the resumption of proceedings in the case, that it submitted a notice, indicating its intention to withdraw from the additional representation. your customer.

The lawyer, who said his brief has not been perfected (it has not been paid for by his client), apologized to the court for being absent from the process during some of the recent postponements.

In the ruling, Judge Okon Abang, who the day before held that, being absent in court, Adedipe had abandoned the process, pointed out that the notice that the lawyer claimed to have presented was not in the court file.