The Niger State Commissioner of Police, CP, Ogundele Ayodeji has disbursed the sum of N58.57 million to thirty-two families and next of kin of Police personnel who died in active service between 2020 to 2022 to alleviate their sufferings in the state.
Presenting the cheques to families of the deceased officers in Minna, the CP said the cheques are for the families of those who died under the IGP Usman Alkali Baba’s Group Life Assurance Benefits Schemes for Police personnel in the country.
Ayodeji appreciated the IGP for the welfare package and its speedy processing of the claims, to provide immediate succour for the families that are left behind by deceased police personnel.
He urged the families to judiciously use the resources to improve the standard of living of the children and the widows.
Responding on behalf of the families, Mrs Magret Bulus commended the IGP, the Commissioner of Police and the State Police Command, as well as the Command’s Pension/Insurance Desk Officer SP Finbarr Sarki for their efforts towards making the claims a reality.
The Command’s clergymen SP Ebede Tobechukwu and SP Yakubu Tahir prayed for the families and the repose of the departed souls.