Delta CP Presents N47.8m Cheques To Families Of Deceased Officers

The Nigeria Police, Delta State Command, has presented cheques of over N47.8 million to the families of 22 deceased officers who paid the ultimate price in the line of duty.

According to a press release signed by the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, SP. Edafe Bright said that the cheques issued on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, are parts of the part of the IGP Family Welfare Scheme, Group Life Assurance, and Group Personal Accident Insurance Schemes presented to the next of Kin to the deceased officers.

Presenting the cheques to the beneficiaries at the Command headquarters in Asaba, the state Police Commissioner, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi who was assisted by the Deputy Commissioner of Police Administration DCP Tokunbo Afolabi, expressed his appreciation for the IGP’s generosity, stating that the cheques will help the families tremendously and serve as a reminder that the sacrifices their loved ones made can never be forgotten.

The CP also appreciated the gesture by the IGP as the cheques will in no small way act as a boost to the families and also a way of letting them know that though their loved ones are no more, the Force did not forget their sacrifices.

One of the beneficiaries thanked the IGP for his magnanimity noting that the money given to them will be used judiciously.

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