IGP Presents N5.6m Cheque To Deceased Officers’ Families In Sokoto

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D.
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In continuation of his Family Group Life Assurance and Welfare Scheme, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has presented a cheque of five million, six hundred and ten thousand, four hundred and sixty nine Naira, twelve Kobo only (N5,610,469:12) to the families of a late Inspector and two other civilian staff attached to Zone 10 Police Command.

Representatives of the  benefiting families who received cheques of diverse sum on behalf of their respective families, include, Samuel Iliah, N3,432,269; Attahiru Muhammed, N1,678,200.12; and Fatima Mannir N500,000. 

Speaking before presenting the cheques, the IGP, represented by the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 10 Headquarters Sokoto, AIG Abubakar Lawal Daura, reaffirmed that the IGP is very concerned about the welfare of officers serving or dead. 

A statement by Zone 10 Police Public Relations Officer,  ASP Uthman Yaqub Muhammad quoted the IGP as saying the “Police would not relent in its welfare scheme for its personnel who have sacrificed their lives fighting for the peace and progress of the country”. 

Continuing, the IGP said: “It is as a result of this giant stride that on behalf of the IGP, I am presenting cheques worth N5,610,469.12 under the ‘IGP’s Group Life Assurance Scheme’ and IGP’s welfare scheme to the families and next of kin of the deceased”

The Assistant Inspector General of Police urged the beneficiting families to make judicious use of the money for the maintenance and welfare of their families, jus as he appealed to their guardians to assist in ensuring quality education for the families of the deceased Police Officers.

Reacting on behalf of other beneficiaries, Samuel Iliah “thanked Almighty God for witnessing the day and appreciated the Inspector General of Police and the Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 10 headquarters Sokoto for coming to their aid, promising to make good use of the money as it comes in their time of need.

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