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Malami Reveals Discussion With Maina In Dubai, Says NSA Attended Meeting

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Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami
Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami

Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has ​revealed his discussed with ex-Pension Reform boss, Abdulrasheed Maina ​​in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in January, 2016.

​He gave the details when he appeared before a House of Representatives Committee ​on Thursday.​

Malami said his ​official ​meeting with Maina was in the presence of the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno​.​

“My meeting with Maina was after securing no objections from the security agencies, particularly the DSS​”, he recalled.

“​He pressurized seriously to meet me on the matter. There was a third party in attendance.

​”​The NSA was part of the entourage and I intimated him. I had cause to meet with Maina with NSA in attendance.

“At the meeting, Maina made a submission to us that he was responsible for the recovery of N2bn pension fund and another N1bn.

​”​He alleged that there was an attempt to eliminate him when he went to the Villa.

“He said N3.7bn was shared by some powerful forces in the pension circle.

​”​On our return back home, the information was shared among the relevant agencies, and efforts were made to block leakages.”

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