Usman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has recommended the immediate suspension of Abba Kyari pending the outcome of an internal investigation into his connection with Ramon Abbas, the popular internet fraudster.
US authorities indicted Mr Kyari as part of their investigation into alleged fraudster Hushpuppi, who pleaded guilty to multi-million dollar fraud charges.
Among the beneficiaries of Mr Abbas’ illegal dealings were highly decorated Nigerian officers, and a U.S court ordered his arrest and prosecution as a result.
On Sunday, the police spokesperson, Frank Mba, announced the IGP’s stance.
Details to follow…