The Zamfara State Commissioner of Police, CP Kolo Yusuf, on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, on Thursday, 7th October 2022, presented cheques worth N34, 597, 143. 49 to 10 next of kin of deceased officers including one Corporal Sani Sagir attached to Gummi Division who sustained an injury while on operations against bandits in Zamfara State.

Yusuf said that it was part of the IGP’s welfare initiative to serve and families of deceased officers of the Nigeria Police Force.

The Commissioner of Police in his remark, appreciated the IGP, for his constant concern for the welfare of Police officers, describing the gesture as timely. He stated that the money would go a long way in alleviating suffering faced by families of deceased Police officers and equally boost the morale of the serving personnel to continue to put in their best in the ongoing campaign against criminal elements across the country.

The CP, therefore, charges the beneficiaries to utilize the money judiciously, noting that, in the last one year, the Command has received a similar gesture from the Inspector General of Police 11 times and presented the same to the beneficiaries.

Some of the beneficiaries, Charles Mark Jatau and Zainab Zubairu, who spoke on behalf of other Next of Kins thanked the Inspector General of Police for the gesture and promised to use the money judiciously.

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