By Eric Teniola
I AM not surprised that the story on the former boss of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Alhaji AbdulRasheed Maina is still running, after the Premium Times broke the story about his comeback to Government about seven weeks ago.
For anyone who knows how the Federal Civil Service works, the story must be strange that someone in Maina’s position as Assistant Director, could have such wide powers and connections and have access to such huge amount of money which is far more than three years Capital votes budget of some states in the Federation..
Incidentally, three of my friends have featured in the Maina’s saga. Dr. Goke Adegoroye in whose Ministry of interior Maina served as Assistant Director while Dr. Adegoroye was Permanent Secretary. Dr. Adegoroye SAW MAINA AS AN EFFECTIVE OFFICER IN THE CIPO PENSION OFFICE AND BROUGHT HIM TO THE ATTENTION…
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