The attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, has said that he knows nothing about the letter on the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina.
Maina is the embattled former chairman of the presidential task force on pension reform.
Malami, speaking on Thursday when he appeared before a house of representatives committee probing the reinstatement of Maina, said the letter could not have emanated from his office.
He said though the reinstatement issue was important, the greater interest should be pension fraud, which he accused some politicians and legislators of being part of.
“As of February 21, Maina’s issue was a work of progress,” Malami said.
“The letter giving clear directives on his reinstatement couldn’t have genuinely emanated from my office.”
Winifred Oyo-Ita, head of service; and Abdulrahman Dambazau, minster of interior; and Joseph Akande, acting chairman of the head of federal civil service commission, are among those at the hearing.