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Police disburse N512 million to relatives of 15 dead officers

08 October 2015, 20:47

Lokoja - The Zone 8 Command of Nigeria Police in Lokoja has disbursed N52 million to relatives of 15 policemen who lost their lives in the course of service

Presenting the cheques to the beneficiaries on Thursday in Lokoja, the AIG in charge of the zone, Mr Tanko Lawal, said that the money was being paid under the Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme for men and officers.

He said that the money was to provide immediate relief to the dependants of the dead policemen.

Also read: Kano donates N80.5 m to bomb blasts victims

Lawal said that six other policemen that sustained varying degrees of injuries in the course of duty were also pad N100, 000 each for treatment.

The AIG advised the beneficiaries to judiciously utilise the money, while other benefits accruing to them were being worked out.

Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr Victor Maji, commended the management of the Nigeria Police Force for coming to their aid, saying that the gesture was timely.



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