Abuja - Policemen fighting Boko Haram in the north-east
region have complained about not being their allowances by the state
governments, Punch reported.
Those serving in Borno State have expressed that they have
not been paid in about three months, while other complained that they were
being underpaid by the state.
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According to the policemen, those encountering insurgency
were being paid N30 000 but it was later reduced to N15 000 due to the economic
state in the area.
Inspector-General of Police Solomon Arase has stated that
the delay in payment was noted and the police high command was holding
discussions with governors of the insurgency ridden states.
Arase further expressed that something was going to be done
with the complaints and the policemen need to be patient.
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