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Police present N38.3m cheques to 16 families of slain policemen  


CITIZENS COMPASS – THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba Alkali on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, presented cheques worth N38,362,722.67 to16 families of deceased Police officers attached to the Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Police.

The IGP was represented by Commissioner of Police, Anambra State Command, CP Echeng Echeng. 

Spokesperson of the Command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, who disclosed this in  statement said the gesture was an initiative of the ”IGP Family Welfare Insurance Scheme” aimed at giving succour to families of Police officers who died in active service. 

It is also aimed at spurring officers to greatness while discharging their statutory duties with the assurance that, their welfare is paramount to the leadership of the Force.

The CP while presenting the cheques, to the beneficiaries thanked the IGP for his relentless efforts towards ensuring a good welfare package for personnel of the Force and urged the beneficiaries to use the money wisely by investing in a profitable venture that will in turn, meet the needs of the dependents left behind. 

He noted that, in the last three months, this is the second time the Command had received similar cheques from the Inspector General of Police and it was presented to the beneficiaries.

The CP also assures the IGP that, Officers and men of the Command will continue to put in their best to ensure the peace, security and safety of Anambra State. The families thanked the Inspector-General of Police and pledge to make good use of the money.. 

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