Officials of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have for the second time met with the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, demanding the arrest and extradition of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari to the United States for questioning based on uncovered reports and allegations by Nigerian Instagram influencer, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi on his role in the multimillion-dollar fraud.
According to a reliable source, about four agents of the FBI met with the IGP yesterday demanding the extradition of Nigeria’s IGP-IRT, Abba Kyari in connection with the arrest of Internet fraudster, Hushpuppi, and conspiracy with him to launder money.
The source further revealed that “FBI agents met with the IGP yesterday (Thursday) to demand Abba Kyari’s arrest and extradition to the United States citing the urgency of the case. Four FBI agents returned to the IG’s office this morning, they are there asking the IG to release Kyari for interrogation.”
Meanwhile, IGP Usman Baba has ordered an internal review of the allegations leveled against Abba Kyari by the FBI. This was disclosed in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Frank Mba . He stated that the order from the IG was prompted based on allegations by the FBI on Mr. Kyari’s involvement in the fraud.
Hushpuppi was arrested in Dubai in June 2020 on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering, and engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity. He recently pleaded guilty to the multimillion-dollar fraud charges and will face up to twenty years in jail.