The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba on Thursday, 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.
Abba Kyari was indicted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) during its probe of confessed fraudster Ramon Abba aka Hushpuppi.
In a statement signed by Force spokesperson, DCP Frank Mba, the report was submitted by the chairman of the SIP, DIG Joseph Egbunike, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Mba disclosed that 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.
According to the statement, the DIG 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.
He 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.
According to the police boss, 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 also reiterated as always, the commitment of the Force to justice for all.