The Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, on Thursday, presented a Settlement Group Life Assurance and IGP Family Welfare Scheme benefits, amounting to N2.276,110,966.80 to 613 families of police officers, who died in active service.
The cheques were presented at the Force Headquarters in Abuja to the beneficiaries on Thursday.
reports that the Life Assurance Scheme is being funded by the Federal Government while the IGP family welfare scheme is funded by the Nigeria Police Force.
The IG advised the beneficiaries to use the money for the benefit of the families left behind by the deceased officers.
He noted that the gesture was part of the NPF’s efforts to sympathise with the families of deceased police officers and also for the upkeep of their day-to-day life challenges.