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Buhari dismisses Maina

The wanted ex-pension boss was secretly reinstated to civil service.

President Buhari has ordered the immediate sack of former chairman, Presidential Task force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina from service.

Maina, a civil servant who was declared wanted for corruption and went into hiding was recently reinstated to a higher post in the federal ministry of interior.

The president also directed the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, to submit a report on the circumstances surrounding Maina’s reinstatement to his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, before the close of work.

A statement by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina reads, “President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate disengagement from service of Mr Abdullahi Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms.

“In a memo to the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, the President equally demanded a full report of the circumstances of Maina’s recall and posting to the Ministry of Interior.

“The report is to be submitted to the office of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, before the end of work today, Monday, October 23, 2017.”

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