Abdulrashid Maina extradited to Nigeria


The Nigeria Police Force has extradited Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, December 3, to Nigeria from Niamey, Niger Republic, where he was arrested having been declared wanted by a court of competent jurisdiction over a pending criminal trial against him.

Realnews reports that Maina was arrested on November 30, through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart.

Maina and Interpol

The team from INTERPOL Nigeria, led by Garba Umar, commissioner of Police INTERPOL, 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, Mohammed Adamu, inspector general of police, IGP, 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.

– Dec. 3, 2020 @ 16:05 GMT |

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