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Ex-Pension Boss, Maina extradited to Nigeria

Former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, has been extradited to Nigeria after his arrest in Niger Republic on Monday.

The Force Police Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday in a statement.

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“Recall that Abdulrashid Maina was arrested on 30th November, 2020 through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart.

“The team from INTERPOL Nigeria, led by the Commissioner of Police INTERPOL, CP Garba Umar, having completed the necessary documentation requirements and other extradition processes, flew the wanted former Pension Boss, Maina into Nigeria aboard an NPF Jet 5N-HAR and landed at exactly 1417Hrs (Nigerian Time),” the statement said.

Maina was received by men of the Nigeria Police Force at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Thursday.

Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed said legal process will be immediately initiated against the fugitive.

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