DIG Egbunike, while presenting the Abba Kyari report to IGP Usman Alkali Baba
DIG Egbunike, while presenting the Abba Kyari report to IGP Usman Alkali Baba

JUST IN: IGP receives report on Abba Kyari

NEWS DIGEST – The Inspector General of Police Usman Alkali Baba has received an investigative panel report into the indictment of a deputy commissioner of police, Abba Kyari, by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI.

Mr Kyari was earlier suspended as head of Intelligence Response Team, following the indictment to enable police investigate the matter thoroughly.

In a statement by police spokesman, Frank Mba, the IGP promised to do justice to the report and take appropriate



Reiterates Commitment to the Course of Justice

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc today, 26th August, 2021, received the report of the NPF Special Investigation Panel (SIP) investigating the alleged indictment of the erstwhile Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The report was submitted by the chairman of the SIP, DIG Joseph Egbunike, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.​

2. DIG Egbunike, while presenting the report, appreciated the IGP for the confidence reposed on him and the members of the Panel to conduct the probe. He noted that the Panel commenced investigations immediately it was inaugurated on 2nd August, 2021 and the report submitted is an outcome of a painstaking, transparent and exhaustive investigative process. He further revealed that the report presented contained the case file of the probe, evidences and findings as well as testimonies from DCP Abba Kyari and other persons and groups linked to the matter.

3. The IGP, who commended the Panel for the work done, stated that the essence of the probe was to carry out discreet investigations into the allegation leveled against the Officer to enable the Force leadership be appropriately guided in its decision-making processes. The IGP assured that a careful and expeditious review of the recommendations would be undertaken by the Force Management Team and thereafter forwarded to appropriate quarters for necessary action(s). He reiterated as always, the commitment of the Force to justice for all.