The suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Abba Kyari, has denied owning 14 assets, saying the uncovered assets linked to him by the federal government
are not his.
Besides, the former head of the Police Intelligence Response Team, IRT, said contrary to the report huge sums of money said to have been traced to his bank account, he has just N2.8 million in his UBA account and another N200,000 in his Sterling Bank account.
Kyari’s denial was contained in a statement reacting to reports in the media that 14 assets, including a shopping mall, residential estate, polo playground, lands, and farmland belonging to him were uncovered by the federal government.
In the statement by his lawyer, Barr. Hamza Dan Tani claimed that” All the allegations on monies and properties by NDLEA belonging to Abba Kyari are false, untrue and lies, just to mislead the public into wrongly believing that it belongs to Abba Kari.”
According to him, ”The businessmen who own those properties and gave their documents have already filed their cases against NDLEA in Federal High Court Maiduguri