Abba Kyrai: PDP Demands Full Investigation

July 29, 2021

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demands a forensic investigation into 
reports that the United States (US) Federal Bureau of Investigation 
(FBI) has linked head of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, 
to international fraudster, Abbas Ramon, popularly known as Hushpuppi.

The revelation of the involvement of Kyari, the head of Nigeria’s 
intelligence response unit, as a receiver of proceeds of international 
fraud is worrisome, disturbing and a stain on the integrity of our 

It is indeed disquieting that the integrity of our nation has fallen so 
abysmally low under the corrupt and fraud-patronizing President 
Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration, to 
the extent that the head of its police intelligence unit is being 
charged in connection with international fraud.

Our party demands that the APC administration should not sweep this 
matter under the carpet given the manifest rapport between Kyari and 
some top APC leaders. We urge President Buhari not to “ease out” this 
case of corruption but should immediately restore the integrity and 
image of our nation by allowing for a forensic investigation on the 

Moreover, if this Abba Kyari matter is not well handled, it will be a 
permanent stain on the reputation of our police, security system and our 
nation at large.

The PDP therefore asks President Buhari to direct the Inspector General 
of Police to take in Abba Kyari for questioning and if found culpable, 
he should be handed over to the FBI.


Kola Ologbondiyan
National Publicity Secretary

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