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IGP distributes N69m to deceased families, injured officers in Ebonyi

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……IGP distributes N69m to deceased families, injured officers in Ebonyi

The Police Command in Ebonyi has presented cheques worth over N69 million to 41 beneficiaries, including next-of-kins to deceased police officers and injured personnel in the state.

The Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi, CP Augustina Ogbodo, made the presentation on behalf of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, on Friday in Abakaliki.

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Ogbodo, represented by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Administration, Mohammed Mohammed, said that the payment was claims settlements from Group Life Assurance, Group Personal Accident and IGP Family Welfare Insurance scheme.

“These are cheques, worth N69,246,803.75k, to 41 beneficiaries who are next-of-kins to deceased police officers.

“The money is also for the police officers, serving in the police command in Ebonyi, who were injured in the line of duty.

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“The payment is a claim settlement from Group Life Assurance, Group Personal Accident and IGP Family Welfare Insurance scheme,” she stated.

Ogbodo also restated the police condolences to the families of the deceased officers.

She urged the injured police officers not to relent in discharging their duties, noting that the IGP cared about the welfare of the police.

Ogbodo, however, advised the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the money, particularly on their wards’ education.

Augustine Etim, one the beneficiaries who spoke on their behalf, appreciated the Inspector-General of Police and pledged to utilise the money for the good of their respective families

……IGP distributes N69m to deceased families, injured officers in Ebonyi

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