Buhari receives report on Maina’s reinstatement

Buhari receives report on Maina’s reinstatement
October 24 08:44 2017

By Bologi M. Maikudi.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has received a report on the circumstances surrounding the controversial return to the civil service and promotion of former head of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina.

Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, confirmed that the Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, submitted the report to the president’s chief of staff, on Monday evening as directed.

Adesina spoke on a live Channels Television news programme on Monday night.

He had earlier in the day confirmed that Peesident Buhari ordered the sack of Maina and “demanded a full report of the circumstances of Maina’s recall and posting to the Ministry of Interior.

While the report submitted to Kyari is yet to be made public, preliminary findings have pointed to the direction of Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and his counterpart in Interior, Abdulrahman Danbazzau as the principal masterminds of Maina’s reinstatement.