Kogi State Police Command on Wednesday presented cheques of N51.06 million naira to thirteen families of deceased Police Officers who lost their lives in active service in the state.
CP Akeem Yusuf the Command’s Commissioner of Police while presenting the cheques to the next of kin of the late Policemen on behalf of the Inspector General of Police IGP Usman Alkali Baba in Lokoja disclosed that the sum which is N51,066,945.34k was part of the Group Life Assurance scheme for families of the late Police officers.
The Commissioner of Police described the loss of the deceased personnel as unfortunate and painful, and prayed to God to give them eternal life.
He urged the beneficiaries not to misuse the money but to make judicious use of it for the betterment of their families especially the children that are of school age.
The beneficiaries in their separate comments , appreciated the kind gesture of the IGP and promised to make use of the money for the benefits of their families.