24 October 2017
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, has submitted the report on the recall of former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdullahi Abdulrasheed Maina.
This was confirmed by the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Monday night.
“I have confirmation that the head of service of the federation, Mrs. Oyo-Ita, has brought the report on the re-engagement of Abdulrasheed Maina as directed by the president.
“This is being studied as other reports are being awaited,” he said.
Earlier in the day, Buhari had demanded a full report on the circumstances surrounding Maina’s reinstatement.
He demanded the report before the close of work on Monday.
Maina has been on the run over a pension fraud running into N100billion since 2015.
He was dismissed from the civil service in 2013 for absconding, but was secretly reabsorbed and promoted in September.