DCP Abba Kyari is now up for extradition as the Federal Government has now agreed to US extradition request.
Kyari was wanted by the US for his alleged fraudulent dealings with Hushpuppi, a Nigerian.
Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, the AGF’s spokesperson
(Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations), said the office had received the request and “forwarded” an application to the appropriate authorities.
In most cases, the Court will have to grant an extraction request.
The statement reads as follows:
“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 concerned 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.
“After thorough studies and reviews of issues regarding the application and components thereof, the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice processed the application and forward same to the relevant authorities for further necessary action.