The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, hosted the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, as a mark of honour, for his exceptional effort in the fight against Crime in the Nation.
Rep. Ahmad Usman Jaha from Borno, announced that the unanimous decision of the House to recognise the gallant law enforcement officer was based on his extraordinary courage and patriotism in tackling high profile crimes.
In tandem with the 9th Assembly’s legislative agenda of encouraging outstanding Nigerians who excel in their choosen fields of endeavour, Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker, House of Representatives, who presided over the plenary, told colleagues that having DCP Kyari in Wednesday’s session, is very appropriate.
He said: “When I read the profile of that young man and the exploits he has made as a young police officer, I was impressed, and I think it’s only natural that we, in line with our legislative agenda and the practice of this Assembly, invite DCP Abba Kyari to be at the session on Wednesday, to formally recieve legislative commendation from the House and Nigerians”.
DCP Kyari was adjudged to be among the few successful young officers of the Nigerian Police who started out as Officer Cadets.
“The young officer served in several states of the federation, including Adamawa in the North East and Lagos in the south West. The gallant officer and his team recorded severaI successes in combating organized crime in Nigeria which include:
Arrest of the notorious kidnapper known as Evans in Lagos and the capture of the deadly kidnapper White VAMPIRE in Owerri, Imo state; arrest of the killer of the former Chief of Defense staff, Alex Badeh; arrest of several Boko-Haram Commander’s including bomb makers and those responsible for the kidnap of the famous Chibok girls.”
“Arrest of the deadly Offa Bank robbers that invaded Ofa town in Kwara and robbed five different commercial banks and murdered over 31 innocent Nigerians including a pregnant woman, making it the deadliest bank robbery in the country.”