.The Police Service Commission, PSC, has suspended Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Head, Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigeria Police Force from the exercise of the Powers and functions of his office.
The suspension notice was contained in a statement on Sunday issued by Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations of the Commission. It comes barely 24 hours after the Inspector-General of Police recommended Kyari’s suspension to the PSC.
Kyari’s suspension took effect from Saturday, July 31st 2021 and would subsist pending the outcome of the investigation in respect of his indictment by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States.
Meanwhile, the Commission has also directed the Inspector General of Police to furnish it with information on further development on the matter for necessary further action.