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Maina: Police gives reasons for his extradition to Nigeria

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The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday explained that Abdulrasheed Maina was extradited to Nigeria having been declared wanted vide a Court Order over his trial pending before Justice Okon Abang Federal High Court Abuja.

He was the former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), during which he laundered the sum of N2 billion that has become a subject of litigation.

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In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer DCP Frank Mbah which was made available to journalists in Abuja, indicated that the fugitive was extradited to Nigeria from Niamey, Niger Republic, where he was arrested.

“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.

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“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, NPM, mni 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.

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