A former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South has applauded the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and other security personnel for the arrest and extradition of the former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Force Team Abdulrasheed Maina.
Ndume said this on Friday to Journalists in Abuja, stressed that the development has established the fact that the Nigeria Police Force is not a write off.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday remanded Abulrasheed Maina in prison custody few hours he was arrested and extradited back to the country.
Maina who is answering to a 12- count money laundering jumped bail since September 29 and refused to appear for continuation of his trial and based on this, Senator Ndume was incarcerated in Kuje Correctional Centre for seven days as a Surety for Maina following an order by trial Justice Okon Abang.
Speaking yesterday on the action of the Police, Ndume said, “I commend the Nigeria Police Force for executing the bench warrant issued on Maina by the Federal High Court in Abuja.
“This has shown that the NPF is not a write off. “They are professionals under the able leadership of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.
“With the successful arrest, extradition and subsequent remand of Maina at the Kuje Correctional Centre, I will proceed to direct my legal team to begin the process of withdrawing my suretiship for Maina with immediate effect because his action has shown that he is not trustworthy”
Senator Ndume further appreciated thanked Nigerians particularlymembers of the NationaAssembly, the political class, family and friends, who showed serious concern when the court moved against him following the disappearance of Maina, who subsequently jumped bail.