Maina to be extradited to Nigeria from Niger republic – Police say

    Following the arrest of a former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina in Niamey, Niger Republic, the Nigeria Police Force says it is perfecting his extradition processes to Nigeria to enable him face trial in pending criminal proceedings against him.

    Abdulrashid Maina, who was declared wanted by a court of competent jurisdiction, was arrested last night, 30th November 2020 through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart.

    A statement released by the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force NPF, Frank Mba, says Maina is currently in a detention facility in Niger Republic awaiting the completion of the extradition processes.

    By Jide N.