Former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina was on Thursday extradited to Nigeria from Niamey, Niger Republic.
He was arrested in Niger having been declared wanted by a court of competent jurisdiction over a pending criminal trial against him.
Maina was arrested on November 30, 2020 through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart.
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 into Nigeria aboard an NPF Jet 5N-HAR and landed at exactly 2:17 pm.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, while applauding the trans-national/inter-agency collaborations that led to the successful arrest and extradition of the wanted fugitive, assured that necessary legal actions will follow immediately.
Watch video of his arrival below.