Abba Kyari: IGP gets Probe Panel Report

Written by on August 27, 2021

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, on Thursday August 26 2021 , formally 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).


This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Force Public Relations Officer, FPRO, Frank Mba, a Commissioner of Police, CP


According to the statement, the report was submitted by the Chairman of the SIP, DIG Joseph Egbunike.

It explained 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.


The DIG noted that the Panel commenced investigations immediately after it was inaugurated on 2nd August this year and the report submitted was an outcome of a painstaking, transparent and exhaustive investigative process.


He further revealed that the report presented contained the case file of the probe, evidence and findings as well as testimonies from DCP Abba Kyari and other persons and groups linked to the matter.


According to the statement, the IGP, who commended the Panel for the work done, stated that the essence of the probe was to carry out discrete investigations into the allegation levied 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.

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