11 things to know about DSP Abba Kyari

11 things to know about DSP Abba Kyari

Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari had earlier today denied that he neither demanded nor received a bribe of $1.1million from Instagram celebrity fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, aka Hushpuppi.

In a rejoinder posted on his official Facebook page, Kyari averred that those celebrating the allegations against him would be disappointed.

Following this allegation and the buzz that has trailed the revelation about the highly revered super cop, WuzupNigeria has listed 10 things Nigerians probably don't know about him.


Abba Kyari 46-years-old. He was born on March 17, 1975.


He is a Deputy Commissioner of Police and a member of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team in the Nigerian Police Force Headquarter in Abuja.


He was admitted into Police Academy Wudil, Kano State in 2000.


Prior to his appointment as IGP-IRT, he served at Lagos State Police Command as the Officer-In-Charge of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).


The dark-complexioned incorruptible officer became famous after successfully apprehending popular kidnap kingpins Evans and Wadume, amongst others.


He graduated as cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and was posted to Adamawa State Police Command for his one-year mandatory attachment in Song Police Division.


He was later deployed as Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) in Numan, Adamawa State and served as Unit Commander 14 PMF Yola.


He is also a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).


He moved to Lagos State Police Command as 2 IC and later Officer-In-Charge of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).


The deputy commissioner of police hails from Maiduguri


Kyari is married with children.

Related Stories

No stories found.