The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Abubakar Magaji has taken responsibility for the reinstatement former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina.
Magaji disclosed on Thursday this when he appeared before members of the House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating Maina.
He said the reference letter made to inform the head of the civil service of the federation that Maina resumed duty was a letter sent to the Federal Civil Service Commission.
“When I observed this upon resumption from sick leave, I quickly replied to the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, apologising to her about the reference letter.
“But service is an institution, whatever happened in the process of the minutes, the permanent secretary is the head of the administration and I am here to take responsibility.
“Whatever the interior ministry has done wrongly in accordance with the way administrative matter has been done to the end of this matter, I take responsibility because I cannot reject.
“I am the permanent secretary, head of administration and I take responsibility for any administrative wrongdoing that Ministry of Interior has done.”