Full Biography Of Former Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Chairman, Abdulrasheed Maina

Abdulrasheed Maina

Abdulrasheed Abdullahi Maina was a Nigerian civil servant who served as the chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT).

He served in PRTT from 2010, until 2013, a year after he was accused of corruption. In 2015, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charged Maina alongside a former Head of Service, Steve Oronsaye, Osarenkhoe Afe and Fredrick Hamilton B Global Services Limited before a Federal High Court on a 24-count charge bordering on procurement fraud and obtaining by false pretence.

In 2015, Maina reportedly went into hiding after the Nigerian senate issued a warrant for his arrest. Some sources alleged he was in Dubai, while some claimed he fled to Saudi Arabia.

In 2017, he got another appointment as the acting director of the Human Resources Department, a move that shocked Nigerians and the world at large. In October of the same 2017, Pres. Buhari sacked him again from civil service.

In 2018, campaign posters of the alleged 'fugitive' emerged in the Nigerian social media space. He was being positioned as a governorship candidate for Borno State in the 2019 general elections.

In December of 2020, the Nigerian Police confirmed Maina's arrest of in Niamey, Niger Republic. Mr Maina's arrest was made possible through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart.

On December 3rd, 2020, the former PRTT Boss was extradited to Nigeria from Niamey, Niger Republic by the Nigeria Police Force.

Personal Life

Abdulrasheed Maina is happily married with children. One of his sons, Faisal Maina is also being charged over an allegation of fraud to the tune of N58m and for operating accounts that were used as conduits for illegal transactions.
Mr Abdulrasheed Maina is a Muslim.

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