The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice of Nigeria Abubakar Malami (SAN) has approved the seizure of assets belonging to the suspended police officer, Abba Kyari and his co-accused.
The development is following a request was filed in by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
The agency traced N4.2 billion to accounts owned by Kyari and his accomplices, salemgists learnt.
A senior justice ministry official as said:
“The AGF has endorsed the request by the NDLEA seeking approval for the confiscation of the assets of Abba Kyari, Ubua and the other police officers involved in drug dealing.
“With the approval, the drug agency can now go after their property such as real estate, bank accounts, cash, vehicles, stocks, bonds and anything of monetary value.”