Senators Call For More Stiffer Punishment Against Maina

abdulrashid maina_200_200Just as President Jonathan directed the Head of Civil Service of the Federation – Alhaji Isa Sali, to sanction embattled chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina for absconding from duty, Senators have called for a more firm response from the Presidency.

Speaking in a recent interview, a lawmaker representing Kogi West constituency of Kogi State, Senator Smart Adeyemi, said although lauded the directive from the presidency as commendable, he stated that Maina’s offence goes beyond absconding from duty.

Senate spokesman, Senator Enyinaya Abaribe in his own reaction, said the presidency should take another look at the report of the Senate committee investigating pension administration in the country.

Information Nigeria recalls that the committee recommended the immediate arrest and prosecution of Mr Abdulrasheed Maina for fraud and outright stealing of pension funds.

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