HURIWA wants Malami sacked over Abba Kyari
•Tasks Anambra, S’East govs on DIG Egbunike’s death
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called for the dismissal of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, for “playing politics with the demand by the United States of America to extradite the disgraced Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, to face prosecution over fraud allegations.”
The group also charged the Anambra State Government and South East governors to demand probe of the “sudden death of the most senior Igbo police officer in Nigeria, DIG Joseph Egbunike, hitherto charged with the investigation of the disgraced police officer Abba Kyari be opened because there have been many accounts of how he died alongside insinuations that his death was connected to his principled stand to indict the disgraced police officer, who however, has been in jail before the death of the senior police officer.”
HURIWA added: “We are not pointing accusing fingers at anyone in particular, but the interest generated by a section of Federal Government officials on the case of Abba Kyari and the crude determination by these officials to frustrate any talk of extraditing their beloved ‘super cop’ show that some desperate agents even working independent of the accused persons, may have masterminded the death of DIG Joseph Egbunike. So his death should be investigated independent of the police or government since both the police and Federal Government are in collusion to undermine the entire legal process of extradition application.”
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