A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that former Governor of Adamawa State, Adamu Umaru Fintiri be remanded in Kuje prison, Abuja. Fintiri was sworn in as acting governor of the state following the impeachment of the former state governor Murtalla Nyako on July 15th 2014.

His remand order was made by Justice Ahmed Mohammed shortly after he was arraigned on a five-count charge of N1billion money laundering. When the charges were read to him, he pleaded not guilty. He’s to remain in prison custody until Friday when the court will rule of his bail application