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SocialMediaTrends: NDLEA is acting a script — Nigerians react to Abba Kyari’s latest ordeal



Husspuppi sent money for cloths, not bribe, police boss, Kyari, reacts to reports of graft

Fresh allegations listing a suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DPC) Abba Kyari, as a member of an international drug cartel sparked massive reactions across social media on Monday.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in a statement published on Monday declared Kyari, former head of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), wanted for pushing illicit drugs.

The statement revealed that Kyari’s cartel operated the Brazil-Ethiopia-Nigeria drug pipeline.

The agency went on to release video footages in line with its allegations against the hitherto celeberated ‘Super Cop’.

NDLEA explained that Kyari initiated a call to one of its officers in Abuja, proposing a 15kg cocaine deal of the 25kg worth of illicit drugs recovered from a suspect in Enugu.

“In the meantime, the purloined cocaine will be replaced with a dummy worth 15kg. He asked the NDLEA officer to persuade men of the FCT Command, to play along as well,” The NDLEA said in its statement.

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Recall that the now arrested police officer was suspended by the Force after the US FBI indicted him in the fraud case of a popular fraudster, Ramon Abbas, known as Hushpuppi.

The FBI said Kyari was a conspirator with Hushpuppi in a $1.1 million deal to defraud a Qatari businessman.

Although, many have suspected the move could be a strategy by the Nigerian government to ‘protect’ Kyari and evade a possible US extradition, others appreciate the NDLEA and its chairman, Buba Marwa, for a job weldone.

Here’s what more Nigerians had to say:

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