AGF Gives Update On Abba Kyari’s Extradition Process

Recall that the federal government today gave approval for Abba Kyari to be extradited to the US.

“The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has confirmed reports that the federal government has given its approval for the extradition of disgraced police officer, Abba Kyari to the United States.
 
Kyari, who is currently being detained by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, is set to be extradited to the United States of America after being indicted for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud scheme spear headed by fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas alias Hushpuppi.
 
In a statement on Thursday morning signed by AGF’s media aide, Umar Gwandu, it read:
 
“After thorough studies and reviews of issues regarding the application and components thereof, processed the application and forwarded same to the relevant authorities for further necessary action.

“As you are aware extradition is a process that involves multifaceted components.

“The components are usually multi-territorial, international, local and judicial. Submission of request from the concern party to the relevant authorities constitutes one of such components.

“The Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice received the extradition request in respect of the officer in question.”

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