51 families of dead police officers who died while serving have received cheques of N29, 836,378 from the Nigeria Police Force.
Presenting the Cheques to the beneficiaries the Assistant Inspector- General (AIG) of Police in charge of Zone 7, Taiwo Lakanu, stated that it is the duty of the Police Force to take care of officers and their families.
Speaking further he said the Commissioners of Police in the states under the zone will present the remaining cheques to other beneficiaries.
“On behalf of the Inspector-General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, I will like to present these cheque leaves to you: it is symbolic.” the AIG said.
“Without these officers, most of us will not be where we are today because they carried out our instructions, they are most sincerely appreciated.”
Lakanu said the late officers paid the supreme price to prevent crimes and criminality in the country.
The AIG also said Idris restated his commitment to ensure that what accrued to the families of the deceased officers was given to them.
Beneficiaries of the payment cut across the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Niger State and Kaduna State.
Source: New Telegraph