Interpol returns fugitive ex-pension boss, Maina, to Nigeria

Following his arrest couple of days ago, the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, has arrived in Abuja, Nigeria.

The Nigeria Police Force announced on Thursday that Maina was extradited from Niamey, Niger.

The fugitive was apprehended in the Nigerian capital on Monday, by the operatives of the NPF, International Criminal Police Organisation National Central Bureau, Abuja, in collaboration with their Nigerien counterparts.

It was gathered on Thursday that the fugitive has been brought to Abuja where he was being held at a police facility.

The former director in the ministry of interior, who is being prosecuted on 12 counts of money laundering to the tune of N2 billion by the EFCC, had jumped bail forcing the trial judge, Justice Abang Okon to issue an arrest warrant against him.

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