The police has declared the Director Customs, Immigration and Prisons Pension Office Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina wanted.
The statement signed by police spokesman Frank Mba said “Nigeria Police Force hereby declares wanted, this 1st day of February, 2013, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina of the Customs, Immigration and Prisons Pension Office (CIPPO), for failing to appear before the Senate Joint Committee on the Investigation of Pension Funds.
“It will be recalled that the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria had on 13th December, 2012, issued a warrant of arrest, mandating the Inspector-General of Police to arrest and produce Alhaji Maina before the Senate Joint Committee on the Investigation of Pension Funds.
Since then, the subject has gone into hiding, making it difficult for the Police to execute the warrant. “Consequently, the Inspector-General of Police has directed all AIGs in-charge of Zonal Commands and state commissioners of police to spread their drag-nets to all nooks-and-crannies of their respective areas of jurisdiction, in search of Alhaji Maina.
The IG has also directed all operatives of Federal Intelligence Bureau (FIB), Force and State CID to join in the man-hunt.” The statement said the IG has appealed to public with useful information on the where-about of Alhaji Maina, “to kindly volunteer such information to the nearest police station, formation or police e-mail address: