Emerging reports say the Nigerian Government has taken drastic steps to confiscate certain properties belonging to the former Chairman of the Pension Reforms Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who has been accused of stealing billions of Naira from government coffers.
It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had already filed court papers to confiscate the properties.
The anti-graft agency was also said to have filed another motion to get an extended order to detain the former deputy director with the Customs, Immigration and Prisons Pension, who was handed over last week by the Department of State Services after being arrested in an undisclosed hotel in Abuja.
It was learnt that EFCC had traced many houses worth hundreds of millions of Naira at home and abroad to Maina.
It was further learnt that apart from the houses, EFCC also traced five companies to Maina, which it claimed he allegedly used to engage in money laundering and had asked him to provide details of the money in the accounts of the firms.
The lists of the firms are Cluster Logistics, Drew Investment & Construction Ltd, Kongolo Dynamics Cleaning Ltd, “Dr” AbduUahi A. Faizal, Nafisatu Aliyu Yeldu and Abdulrasheed Abdullahi Maina.
Maina might be charged to court this week to answer series of economic and financial charges leveled against him by the EFCC and the Federal Government.
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