A former governor of Adamawa State, Adamu Umaru Fintiri, has been sent off to Kuje in Abuja.
Adamu Umaru Fintiri has been remanded in Kuje Prison on the orders of a Federal High Court in Abuja
The Nation reports that his remand order was made by Justice Ahmed Mohammed shortly after Fintiri was arraigned on a five-count charge of money laundering.
Fintiri is accused, in the charge marked: FHC/ABJ/CB/CB/131/2016, of engaging in money laundering activities involving a cumulative sum of over N1billion.
Although Fintiri pleaded not guilty to the charge, he is to remain in prison custody until Friday when the court will rule of his bail application.