-by our correspondent.
The Nigeria Police Force has extradited the former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina, 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.
Police IGP, Mohammed Adamu
The team from INTERPOL Nigeria, led by the Commissioner of Police INTERPOL, Garba Umar, having completed the necessary documentation requirements and other extradition processes, flew the wanted former Pension boss, into the country on Thursday aboard an NPF aircraft – Jet 5N-HAR.
Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has applaud the trans-national and inter-agency collaborations that led to the successful arrest and extradition of the wanted fugitive.
He said necessary legal actions will follow immediately.