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The Kogi State Police Command has given the families of 25 deceased police officers the sum of N39,815,369.74 in cheques.

The Commissioner of Police in the State, CP Akeem Yusuf, representing the Inspector General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman presented the money to the deceased’s families.

The spokesperson of the state police command, SP William Ovye Aya confirmed the development in a statement released on Friday April 14.

He said the IGP implored those who benefited from the monetary gift to make good use of the money for the development of the families.

“This service is part of “Group Life Assurance Scheme” and IGP’s “Family welfare Insurance” aimed at ensuring improvement in the welfare of the deceased’s families and to motivate other active police officers to be much diligent.

“The Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Administration: ACP Agwoye John who represented the Commissioner of Police during the presentation of Cheques to the next of kin of the deceased officers in Lokoja, stated that the loss of the deceased personnel is an unfortunate situation,” the statement reads.

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