Katsina State Police command presented some cheques worth N53.9 million to deceased families of police officers who paid the supreme sacrifice while on active service in the state.
While presenting the cheques to the families at the command’s headquarters in Katsina, the state Commissioner of Police, Idrisu Dabban Dauda, explained that the presentation of the chequeswa part of the IGP’s Family Welfare Insurance Scheme being given to the families of deceased police officers.
He said, “The programme which took place at the command headquarters, Katsina, witnessed the presentation of various cheques of different amounts to 25 families of deceased police officers who died while in active service.”
He then appreciated the efforts of the Inspector-General of Police, for improving the welfare of the officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force and urged the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the money for their betterment.
One of the benefiting families, Al’amin Nuradeen, who spoke on behalf of other beneficiaries also thanked the IGP for the welfare package and promised to use the money judiciously.