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EFCC Arrests Former Chairman Of Pension Reform Task Force, Maina, In Abuja Hotel

Margaret Solace

Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Department of State Services have arrested the previous Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Force, Abdul-Rashid Maina.

Maina, who was entangled in a N2.1 billion pension scam, was arrested through a joint effort by the EFCC and DSS, reports suggest.

According to the reports, Maina was arrested in a hotel in Abuja as he attempted to get away by taking shots at the DSS agents dispatched to arrest him.

"He hid himself in a bulletproof car for several hours before he was forced out by the operatives. On the request of the EFCC, the DSS has been monitoring his movement for days before now," a source stated.