Inside Details Of FBI’s Meeting With Inspector-General Of Police Over Embattled Officer, Abba Kyari, Hushpuppi
Gbolahan AdeyemUsman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, met with operatives of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation in Abuja on Friday for several hours to discuss the arrest warrant issued for Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari.
This came after serial fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, nicknamed Hushpuppi, pleaded guilty in the United States.
The FBI detectives remained with the IGP’s office till he went for Friday’s Juma’at prayers, according to top sources in the IGP’s office.
Kyari was given until next week to formally react to the claims before his extradition to the United States is approved by the police authorities, according to the sources.
One of the competent sources said, “The FBI detectives left when he (IGP) went for Friday Juma’at prayers. The FBI personnel were insistent and had a long meeting with the IGP till the close of work.
“Abba Kyari was given till next week to respond to allegations. The IGP agrees with them (FBI men) and assured that Kyari would not be assigned any new cases until the investigation was over.”
Another source added, “During the meeting, the FBI insisted that IG must issue a statement confirming that Abba Kyari had been indicted because of his earlier Facebook posting mocking the FBI investigation.