The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered an “internal review” of the allegations leveled against celebrated police officer, Abba Kyari, a deputy commissioner of police.
Police spokesperson, Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday evening.
The IGP said the police remain committed to “its pursuit of justice and the strengthening of its professional relationship with the FBI and other international partners.”
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had earlier revealed how Kyari allegedly collaborated with Hushpuppi to jail one of his associates after a dispute over a $1.1 million scam obtained from Qatari business man.
The agency also detailed how the detained Instagram celebrity hosted the crack investigator in Dubai, in September 2019.
But the Kyari denied the allegation, claiming that his “hands are clean.”
In the statement, the IGP said no stone would be left unturned in unearthing the truth on the matter.
“Sequel to the receipt of allegations 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,”the statement added.