Members of families of deceased fifteen police officers of the Anambra State Police Command, Tuesday, thanked the IGP for giving them N9.1m compensation.
They expressed they gratitude during the presentation of the checks to them by the state commissioner of police, CP Echeng Echeng.
Adadainfo gathered that the gesture was an initiative of the inspector-general of police’s Family Welfare Insurance Scheme aimed at giving succour to the family of police officers who died in active service.
According to the state police public relations officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, “The gesture is aimed at spurring officers to greatness while discharging their statutory duties with the assurance that their welfare is of paramount importance to the administration of the Force.”
The CP, while presenting the cheques to the beneficiaries, thanked the IGP for his efforts towards ensuring good welfare packages for personnel of the Force.
The commissioner further urged the beneficiaries to use the money wisely by investing in a profitable venture that ‘will in turn ameliorate the needs of the dependents left behind’.
The CP, according to the PPRO, also assured the IGP that officers and men of the command would continue to put in their best to ensure peace, security and safety of Anambra State.
Quoting him, “In the last three months, the command had received similar cheques from the IGP and it was presented to the beneficiaries.”