The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has taken a swipe on the American Court that allegedly
ordered the arrest of DCP Abba Kyari.
In a statement issued by the national president of AYCF, Yerima Shettima described the order as an
attempted intimidation of a police officer right inside his independent fatherland.
Shettima, however, warned that nothing must happen to Kyari, describing the move by the FBI as
“totally unacceptable, a slap on the sensibility of our compatriots and a ridicule on one of our finest
No justification for singling out Abba Kyari for castigation.
The group said it would keep a tap on the happenings in the matter, stressing that there was no
justification for singling out one of Nigeria’s most effective and efficient police officers for castigation.
The AYCF, in the statement, urged all Nigerians who are truly patriotic to stand behind a man who has
made an unrivalled mark on the sands of time by diligently serving his fatherland.
It also called on relevant stakeholders in the country, especially civil society organizations to rally round
the officer who risked his life in multiple operations across Nigeria, a fact proved many times through
BBC news coverage of such operations.
AYCF noted: “While we are conscious of our sovereignty as a nation, we demand justice for a man with
unrivalled records of detective capabilities in the recent history of Nigeria.”
Police Service Commission says DCP Abba Kyari may be dismissed, prosecuted.
However , there indication that there are possibilities that upon the conclusion of investigations and
determination of his guilt, DCP Abba Kyari may be prosecuted and dismissed from the Nigerian Police
It was reported that the media chief in the PSC, Austin Braimoh, made this known on Friday, July 30, on
the probe into Kyari’s alleged ties with Hushpuppi).
Braimoh noted that Kyari might also face prosecution based on the findings of the commission which is
looking into the grave claims against him.