Maina’s lawyer wants bail for him after claiming he suffered a partial stroke
Anayo Adibe, the lawyer of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) has alleged that his client suffered a partial stroke at the Kuje correctional centre where he is being detained.
Adibe diclose this while speaking on We FM. Commenting on the current state of his client who was re-arrested in Niger Republic and extradited to Nigeria after jumping bail, Anayo alleged that he is in a very bad shape, noting that the correctional centre is not well equipped to give his client adequate medical care.
The lawyer said;
“I visited him at the prison about a week ago and from the visit, he was not looking fine at all.
“I was told he had suffered a mild stroke, his blood pressure has been very high and his sugar level has risen astronomically. He is in a very bad shape.
“The resident doctor has written several letters to the authorities asking that he be taken to a better and well equipped medical facility. Those letters have not been responded to,” he said.
“As his lawyers, we have taken a step further. We have written the comptroller-general, informing him of the dire situation our client finds himself presently and that except he is afforded quick medical attention, the story might change very soon because the truth is that we fear for his life.”
Adibe further revealed that he has applied for Maina to be granted bail on health grounds and it would be heard on January 20.
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