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Police commit to empowering officers' widows

06 May 2015, 07:46Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Police Force is committed to the welfare of the families of officers slain in the line of duty, the Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, said.

Speaking at an event at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, he assured the Police Wives Association (POWA) the police hierarchy would take care of families of deceased officers, that part of available police land would be use to build low cost houses for widows of deceased Police officers.

Arase urged the POWA National Executive to be dynamic and focus on projects that would impact on lives of spouses of officers in the barracks, especially those of the fallen heroes in the police.

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He gave the recommendation when the POWA National Executives paid him a coutersy call.
The IGP enjoined the National POWA executives to organize extra-curricular activities for children of officers during school holidays.

The POWA executives thanked the IGP for the reception and expressed confidence in his professional experience, incorruptible character, non-partisan and administrative skill which would help at taking the Nigeria Police Force to greater heights.

- CAJ News

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