The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has filed charges against suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari.
Kyari alongside six others were charged with drug trafficking.
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The other Defendants are members of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Inspector-General of Police, ACP Sunday J. Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba and Insp. John Nuhu.
Others are the suspected drug traffickers that were arrested at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu, Chibunna Patrick Umeibe and Emeka Alphonsus Ezenwanne.
Thy will be arraigned before a Federal High Court in Abuja on March 7.
Kyari was declared wanted by the NDLEA after it obtained a video footage of him negotiating a drug deal with its investigators.
The other defendants were arrested on January 19 at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu and that they have admitted being drug couriers.
Earlier on Thursday, the Federal Government announced that the process for extraditing Kyari to the US had commenced.