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Delta CP presents N110m cheques to families of deceased Police officers

By Oluyemi Ogunseyin
08 December 2023   |   1:32 pm
The Commissioner of Police Delta State Command, CP Wale Abass, has presented cheques of N110 million naira to the families of deceased officers who paid the ultimate price in the line of duty.

CP Wale Abass presented cheques to the family of a deceased officer. (PHOTO: X/@PoliceNG)

The Commissioner of Police Delta State Command, CP Wale Abass, has presented cheques of N110 million naira to the families of deceased officers who paid the ultimate price in the line of duty.

The spokesperson of the Delta State Command, DSP. Bright Edafe, said in a statement on Friday that this is from the welfare scheme of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Olukayode Egbetokun.

“The cheques issued on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, are parts of the IGP Family Welfare and Group Life Assurance Schemes presented to thirty-three Beneficiaries who are next of kin to the deceased officers,” Edafe said.

The Delta State CP Abass, while presenting the cheques to the beneficiaries, expressed his appreciation for the IGP’s generosity.

He stated that the cheques will help the families tremendously and serve as a reminder that even if their loved ones are no longer with them, the sacrifices they made can never be forgotten.

Abass also acknowledged the deep sense of concern of the Inspector General of Police, especially on the wellbeing of the officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force.

He gave an assurance that the police is relentless in its welfare scheme for its personnel, and will not back down on the initiative.

Abass added that it will continue, especially for all deceased officers who sacrificed their lives fighting for the peace and progress of Nigeria as a country.

“The Delta CP admonished the beneficiaries to make good use of the money given to them,” the state’s Police spokesperson said.

One of the beneficiaries, Isioma Francisca Ogabu who is the next of kin to the late Inspector Ogabu Ndidi spoke on behalf of the other beneficiaries.

According to Edafe, Francisca Ogabu thanked IGP Egbetokun for the gesture and promised to make judicious use of the money.

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