Following the recent allegations by the United states of America against Abba Kiari, the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has suspended DCP Abba Kyari who is the Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
A press release by police spokesman, Frank Mba mentioned that Abba Kyari will stay out of Nigeria Police Force pending the result of NPF investigations.
The suspension of Abba Kyari will assist the panel assigned for the investigation to conduct its investigation properly into the allegations towards DCP Abba Kyari with out any interference.
The Special Investigation Panel (SIP) is headed by DIG Joseph Egbunike, the Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID).
Joseph Egbunike and his team members will undertake an in depth evaluation of all of the allegations levelled against Abba Kyari by the US Authorities as contained in related paperwork which were handed over to the Nigeria Police force by the FBI.
The SIP will receive detailed representation of Abba Kyari to all the allegations levelled against him and give suggestions to make further actions by the management of the Nigeria Police force on the matter.
The Inspector General of Police reaffirmed the dedication of the NPF to the rule of legislation and guaranteed the general public of the sanctity of the investigation and as well preserve the respect of Abba Kyari’s rights and privileges