The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, on Thursday received the report of the NPF Special Investigation Panel (SIP) investigating the alleged indictment of erstwhile Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

According to a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, the report was submitted by the Chairman of the SIP, DIG Joseph Egbunike, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.

DIG Egbunike, while presenting the report, appreciated the IGP for the confidence reposed on him and the members of the panel to conduct the investigation.

He noted that the panel commenced investigations immediately it was inaugurated on 2 August, 2021, and the report submitted is an outcome of a painstaking, transparent and exhaustive investigative process.

The DIG revealed that the report presented contained the case file of the probe, evidences and findings as well as testimonies from DCP Abba Kyari and other persons and groups linked to the matter.

Egbunike who commended the panel for the job well-done, stated that the essence of the probe was to carry out discrete investigations into the allegation leveled against the officer to enable the Force leadership be appropriately guided in its decision-making processes.

The IGP assured that a careful and expeditious review of the recommendations would be undertaken by the Force Management Team and thereafter forwarded to appropriate quarters for necessary actions.

He assured the commitment of the Force to ensure justice for all.