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IGP Launches Distribution of Over 535 Million To Deceased Officers’ Next of Kin under Police Insurance Scheme

ByHybrid News

Jul 16, 2023

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has launched the distribution of cheques to provide insurance benefits to the families of officers who lost their lives or sustained permanent disabilities while carrying out their lawful duties.

A total of Sixty-Eight (68) families of deceased officers and those who were injured or disabled in the line of duty, covered under the Group Life Assurance 2022/2023 Policy Year, received cheques amounting to Five Hundred and Thirty-Five Million, Six Hundred and Eighteen Thousand, Seven Hundred and Eighty-Eight Naira Forty-Four Kobo (N535,618,788.44).

The IGP emphasized that the Nigeria Police Force, under his leadership, places great value on human life and prioritizes the well-being of its officers and personnel. He assured that his administration is committed to promptly fulfilling the obligation of providing insurance and other benefits to all police personnel who have made immense sacrifices for the country. Comprehensive welfare support will be provided to create an environment where every officer feels valued, protected, and motivated to give their best in service to the nation.

In another development, the IGP received a contribution of Seventy Million Naira (N70,000,000.00) from Anchor Insurance Company Limited towards the rebuilding of the Kano State Command Headquarters, which suffered extensive damage in a devastating fire incident on January 14, 2023.

The IGP acknowledged that this significant financial support will assist in restoring the command’s infrastructure, enhancing its operational capabilities, and ensuring efficient and effective policing services for the residents of Kano State.

Recognizing the remarkable resilience and unwavering dedication of the men and women who have served or continue to serve on the front lines, the Inspector-General of Police expressed his deepest gratitude to the gallant officers of the Nigeria Police Force.

He commended their exemplary commitment, sacrifices, and unwavering loyalty in upholding the values of justice and security. While acknowledging that their loss and injuries create an irreplaceable void, he affirmed that their legacies will forever endure in the hearts of those they have impacted.

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