Although he was present to honor, celebrate and pay condolences to the family of Obinna Iyiegbu famously known as Obi Cubana of Cubana groups on his mother’s burial ceremony at Oba in Anambra State with other prominent personalities; here’s what you did not know about the Police officer, Abba Kyari.
Who is Abba Kyari?
Abba Kyari is a Nigerian citizen who recently is the Nigerian Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team (IGP-IRT) as well as the Deputy Commissioner of Police.
He was born on the 17th March 1975 in the Northern part of Nigeria, Maiduguri, Borno State.
The 46 years old man is a member of International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
Before he was appointed as IGP-IRT, he served at Lagos State Police Command as the Officer-In-Charge of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Graduated in the University of Maiduguri; he was awarded the National Police Medal in 2013
Kyari became famous during the ENDSARS Protest in October 2020 in Nigeria. He became the cynosure of all eyes both internationally for receiving bribe from popular Instagram celebrity and fraudster Hushpuppi.
On July 28, 2021, a US court ordered that he should be arrested immediately by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
In the year of 2010, Abba was enrolled into Police Academy Wudil, Kano State. And then, graduated as cadet Assistance Superintendent of Police (ASP)
He was later deployed as Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) in Numan, Adamawa State, Kyari also served as Unit Commander 14 PMF Yola. He moved to Lagos State Police Command as 2 IC and later Officer-In-Charge of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Abba Kyari is currently the Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team in the Nigerian Police Force Head quarter in Abuja
In July 2021, the U.S during the investigation and charge of famous Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as the name Hushpuppi for money laundering, disclosed that Hushpuppi had bribed the then DCP Abba Kyari to the tune of 1.1 million USD to help jail a fellow fraud gang member.
According to sources, he is estimated to be worth a whopping $15 million dollars.