26th August, 2021
The NPF Special Investigation Panel (SIP) probing the alleged indictment of the former Head of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has submitted its report.
The report was submitted by the chairman of the SIP, DIG Joseph Egbunike, to IGP Alkali Baba at the Force Headquarters, Abuja today.
The report however will not be released until another review is undertaken.
Egbunike, while presenting the report, thanked the IGP for the confidence reposed on him and the members of the Panel to conduct the probe.
He noted that the Panel commenced investigations immediately it was inaugurated on 2nd August, 2021.
He said the report submitted is an outcome of a painstaking, transparent and exhaustive investigative process.
He further 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.
The IGP, who commended the Panel for the work done, stated that the essence of the probe was to carry out discrete investigations into the allegation levied 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 action(s).
He reiterated as always, the commitment of the Force to justice for all.