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Police fighting Boko Haram protest non-allowances

03 February 2016, 18:57

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.

Also read: Senate disapproves N5000 monthly allowance for unemployed 

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.

For more on this story visit Punch


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