KEBBI CP KONTAGORA ASSURES: ‘POLICE WILL ALWAYS TAKE CARE OF HER OWN’; AS HE PRESENTS IGP BABA’s 46 MILLION CHEQUES TO DECEASED FAMILIES~Starimagenews.com
In its commitment to welfare of its officers – dead or living – the Nigeria Police, Kebbi State Command today handed the sum of N46 million cheque to families of some officers under the Command who paid the supreme sacrifice on the line of duty. This is in respect of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba’s Group life Assurance and the group life personnel accident cheques for families of deceased Police officers, National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP can reliably report.
Addressing the families, the Kebbi State Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Magaji Kontagora noted: ‘The Inspector General Police, IGP Alkali Usman Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, CFR in his commitment to improve the welfare of Officers and men of the force, has introduced several welfare packages for the Police among which are the group assurance Policy and the IGP family welfare schemes. This is to take care of the welfare of the serving personnel and the families of the deceased officers.’
‘Today’s event is an assurance to the next of kin of the deceased Police officers that, the Force will always take care of her own. That even in death, we cherish and respect the supreme sacrifice those Officers made to the Command in particular and the nation at large, before their demise’, NAOSNP gathered.
CP Ahmed Kontagora noted: ‘I wish to reiterate that, the IGP is committed to the improvement of the welfare of the officers, hence this exercise, though sadly and regrettably, is a continuous one’.
Presenting the cheques, the Kebbi CP said: ‘On behalf of the Inspector General Police, IGP Alkali Usman Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, CFR, I, present these cheques of the total sum of fourty six million, fourty two thousand, two hundred and fifty two naira, and thirty eight kobo (N 46,042,252.38) to the families of the deceased Police officers, who died in the line of duty. Finally, I want to use this medium to advise the families of the deceased Police officers to judiciously utilize the token in ameliorating their financial needs.’