The Nigeria Police Force on Friday in Lafia presented cheques valued at N61 million to families of officers who died on duty in Nasarawa State.
A statement by Mr Ramhan Nasel, the spokesman of the Nassarawa Command of the Force, said that Mr Mohammed
Baba, the Commissioner, presented the cheques.
The statement indicated that families of 106 officers benefitted from the gesture.
“The gesture is an initiative of IGP Family Welfare Scheme, Group Personal Accident and Group Life Assurance aimed at improving the living standard of the benefiting families,” it added.
Nansel quoted Baba as sympathising with the beneficiaries and appreciating the Inspector-General of Police for his love and support for the families of deceased officers and others injured in the course of duty.
Baba urged the beneficiaries to use the token judiciously to cater for the families.