IGP Gives Families Of 14 Deceased Policemen N6.5m

Usman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has presented cheques worth N6.5million to 14 families of deceased policemen.

The officers lost their lives in the line of duty in Kaduna State.

Commissioner of Police, Kaduna Command, Umar Muri, presented the cheques on Thursday.

The spokesperson, ASP Mohammed Jalige in a statement confirmed the money was from the “IGP Family Welfare Insurance.”

Baba was quoted as saying that the policy was aimed at supporting families of fallen heroes.

The IGP said it would boost the morale of personnel in active service across the country.

“In order for them to do more in reclaiming public spaces as their welfare remains paramount to the current administration of the Force,” he added.

Baba advised the beneficiaries to judiciously use the money to ameliorate their financial situation and cater for their children.