Khadijat Saidu, Birnin Kebbi
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) through his Life Assurance Policy, has presented cheques of N46.42 million to the families of Policemen who died in various attacks by bandits in Kebbi State.
Presenting the cheques on behalf of the IGP, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Hamed Magaji Kontagora explained that the group assurance policy and the IGP family welfare schemes are to take care of the welfare of the serving personnel and the families of the deceased officers.
“This event is an assurance to the next of kin of the deceased Police officers, the Force will always take care of her own even in death, we cherish and respect the supreme sacrifice those Officers made to the Command in particular and the nation at large, before their demise”. He said.
Ahmed Magaji also reiterates that the IGP is committed to the improvement of the welfare of the officers, hence this exercise, though sadly and regrettably, is a continuous one.
He, therefore, advised the families of the deceased Police officers to judiciously utilize the token given to them in ameliorating their financial needs.