Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba on Wednesday received the report of the Special Investigation Panel (SIP) probing the alleged indictment of erstwhile Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States of America (U.S.A).
The report was submitted by SIP Chairman Joseph Egbunike, a Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), at the Force Headquarters in Abuja.
Recount that Abba Kyari was indicted by the FBI during its probe of confessed fraudster Ramon Abbas (aka Hushpuppi).
A statement by Force spokesperson Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), said Egbunike said the panel kick-started its investigations immediately it was inaugurated on August 2 and that the report it submitted was the outcome of a painstaking, transparent and exhaustive investigative process.
He said the report contained the case file of the probe, evidences and findings as well as testimonies from Abba Kyari and other persons and groups linked to the matter.
IGP Baba praised the panel for doing a good job.
He explained that the essence of the probe was to carry out discrete investigations into the allegation levied against Abba Kyari to guide the Force leadership in its decision-making processes.
According to him, a careful and expeditious review of the recommendations will be undertaken by the Force Management Team and thereafter forwarded to appropriate quarters for necessary action.