The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered an internal review of the allegations leveled against Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari.
The investigation follows Kyari’s alleged involvement in the $ 1.1 million loot bribe involving celebrity internet fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abba, alias Hushpuppi.
The IGP vowed to inform the general public of the outcome of the internal investigation.
A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, said: “Sequel to the receipt of allegation and indictment processes from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) against one of the personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, DCP Abba Kyari, the Inspector General of Police IGP Usman Alkali Baba psc (+), NPM, fdc has ordered an internal review of the allegations.
“The Nigeria Police Force reaffirms its commitment to the pursuit of justice and the strengthening of its professional relationship with the FBI and other international partners.
“Further developments on this case will be communicated to members of the public accordingly.”