The Nigeria Immigration Service says it has put Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms on its watch list, to prevent his escape from the country.
With this development, it directed its operatives at border formations and other command posts to look out and arrest him on sight. Sunday James, the NIS Public Relations Officer, who made the disclosure on Friday, explained that all NIS operatives and commands were duty-bound to prevent Maina’s escape from the country in line with the Interpol alert and the Magistrate Court ordering the fugitive’s arrest.
“The Interpol has issued an arrest alert on Maina and a Magistrate Court has also ordered his arrest, so this means that he has been placed on the watch list afresh and a directive has gone out to all our formations and commands, particularly those at the borders, to prevent his escape and arrest him. Maina’s investigation has been expanded. This is beyond reinstatement. It has gone beyond that. You know that the INTERPOL has just issued an international warrant on him. A Nigerian court has also issued yet another warrant of arrest” he said.