Abdulrasheed Maina extradited to Nigeria from Niger Republic


Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina has been extradited back to Nigeria from Niger Republic where he fled to.

He jumped bail forcing the trial judge, Justice Abang Okon to issue an arrest warrant against him. Maina was arrested on Monday by the Nigerian authority after he fled the country to seek refuge in the Niger Republic

Maina, who is facing 12-count of money laundering to the tune of N2 billion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

He was arrested by a combined team of the Nigerian Police Force, International Criminal Police Organisation National Central Bureau, Abuja, in collaboration with their Nigerien counterparts.

It was gathered that Maina has been brought to Abuja by the Nigerian Police and detained pending his arraignment in court.

He will also be handed over to the EFCC after interrogation by the police.