Enugu Police presents N11.3m cheques to families of deceased officers
By Alex Olise
The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP Abubakar Lawal, has presented cheques of N11.3 million to the families of deceased policemen in the state.
The Police Command’s Spokesperson, Daniel Ndukwe, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) confirmed the development.
According to Ndukwe, the move is in furtherance of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba’s commitment to improving the welfare of police personnel.
He said, “The commissioner presented cheques worth N11,322,960 to the first set of beneficiaries that have so far presented themselves for receipt of the cheques.
“They are a part of a total number of 44 beneficiaries from the command, who are meant to receive cheques with a cumulative sum of N29,079,137.”
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The Police PRO also said that the Commissioner lauded the IGP for his high sense of humanitarianism towards personnel of the Nigeria Police, especially family members of deceased personnel.
Ndukwe said that the Commissioner also commiserated with the beneficiaries and charged them to make judicious use of the funds for the betterment of themselves and those of the deceased personnel left behind.
“They are a part of a total number of 44 beneficiaries from the command, who are meant to receive cheques with a cumulative sum of N29,079,137.
“The beneficiaries thanked the IGP for his immense humanitarian gestures towards them while promising to make judicious use of the funds for the betterment of their respective families,” he added.