President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate disengagement of Abdulrasheed Maina, the wanted civil servant accused of N2bn pension theft. A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, announced Maina’s disengagement on Monday. Adesina said: “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.”