Breaking: Abdulrashid Maina extradited to Nigeria

The Nigeria Police Force has extradited Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Thursday 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.

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.

RELATED:  Petrol sells for N175 per litre in Anambra

READ ALSO: Victims of police brutality seek N200m, N100m compensation

Disclosing this in a statement signed by Police spokesperson, Frank Mba, Police said 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).

RELATED:  Man who lost truck to #EndSARS protest demands N10m compensation from Edo govt

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.

RELATED:  SIM card registration agents plead with FG to allow access for NIN holders

The post Breaking: Abdulrashid Maina extradited to Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.

Receive Updates

No spam guarantee.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to GetResponse ( more information )