Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:34 pm
The Nigeria Police Force, today, 3 December, 2020, extradited Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), to Nigeria from Niamey, Niger Republic. That was where he was arrested having been declared wanted by a court of competent jurisdiction over a pending criminal trial against him. This is contained in a press statement sent from Police Headquarters, Abuja.
Maina was arrested on 30 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).
Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, while applauding the trans-national/inter-agency collaborations that led to the successful arrest and extradition of the wanted fugitive, assures that necessary legal actions will follow immediately.