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.
ABDULRASHID MAINA EXTRADITED TO NIGERIA The Nigeria Police Force has extradited Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), today, 3rd December, 2020, to Nigeria from Niamey, Niger Republic, … pic.twitter.com/AGQWWqg9mi — Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) December 3, 2020
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.
TReports 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.