Abba Kyari: NPF Special Investigation Panel Yet to Submit Report, Says Police

Abba Kyari: NPF Special Investigation Panel Yet to Submit Report, Says Police

  • A trending topic in Nigeria has been dismissed by the Nigeria Police Force, with clarifications on the issue released
  • Media reports earlier in the day on Tuesday, August 17 claimed that the police report on DCP Abba Kyari is out
  • The force public relations officer of the Nigeria Police Force, CP Frank Mba made the clarifications in a statement

FCT, Abuja - The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has announced that the probe into the alleged indictment of DCP Abba Kyari by the FBI, being conducted by the NPF Special Investigation Panel (SIP), is still ongoing.

A statement issued by police spokesman, Frank Mba and seen by, made this known on Tuesday, August 17.

Abba Kyari
DCP Abba Kyari is facing a police panel to clear his name. Photo credit: Abba Kyari
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Part of the statement read:

“Members of the public are enjoined to note that the panel has not submitted its report to the Inspector General of Police, as being wrongly reported in some news outlets and online platforms.”

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Some reports earlier in the day had claimed the report of the panel was already out prompting some Nigerians who asked police authorities to made the details public.

Dino Melaye speaks on Hushpuppi allegations

Earlier, reported that a former Nigerian senator, Dino Melaye, addressed the continuous reports linking him to an alleged fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abass, popularly known as Hushpuppi.

Melaye in a video posted on his official Instagram page on Monday, August 9, said the social media reports suggesting Hushpuppi helped him launder $31million is false.

He said if the report is true, he will need $1 million from the purported money laundered, saying those who began the rumour can keep the remaining $30 million.

Dino Melaye's photo with Hushpuppi causes stir on social media

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Melaye had earlier said he is not bothered about the circulation of his picture with Hushpuppi.

The Kogi-born politician said in a statement via his official Facebook page on Friday, August 7, denied reports that he called on the public to stop sharing his images with the notorious fraudster.

He said:

“There was never a time l ask people not to post my pictures with Hushpuppi or anyone for that matter because there is no reason to.’’


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