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
He said that the money was to provide immediate relief to
the dependants of the dead policemen.
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Lawal said that six other policemen that sustained varying
degrees of injuries in the course of duty were also pad N100, 000 each for
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.