Personnel welfare, IGP Alkali presents cheques of over N16 million to families of deceased policemen in Borno command
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
Inline with his policy of improving the welfare of personnel, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali has presented a cheque of NN16,003,559.74 to the families of 5 out of 28 deceased policemen in Borno state command.
IGP Usman Alkali who was represented by the Borno state Commissioner of Police, CP while presenting the cheque to deceased families at the Police headquarters, Maiduguri on Thursday said the gesture was in fulfilment of the IGP Usman Alkali commitment to the improvement of the welfare package of personnel.
The CP in a statement issued by the spokesman of the Command said ” in furtherance of the Inspector -General of Police, *IGP Alkali Baba Usman, psc(+), NPM, fdc* vowed commitment to improve the welfare of Police personnel, especially that of deceased personnel family members, the Borno State Command’s Commissioner of Police, *CP Abdu Umar mnim psc, fdc*, has today, 27/07/2022, presented a cheques worth the total sum of sixteen million, three thousand, five hundred and fifty five naira,seventy four kobo. (N16,003,559.74), to the (5) first set of beneficiaries that have so far presented themselves for receipt of the cheques”
The statement further the beneficiaries were part of the total number of twenty -eight (28) beneficiaries from the Command, who were meant to receive the cheques with a cumulative sum of fifty one million,two hundred and twenty three thousand,nine hundred and ninety two naira,ninety nine kobo. (N51,223,992.99)..
Addressing the beneficiaries during, CP Abdu Umar lauded the IGP for his high sense of humanitarianism towards personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, especially family members of deceased personnel.
While commiserating with the beneficiaries, IGP Alkali charged them to make judicious use of the funds for the betterment of the families of the deceased left behind and encouraged them to invest the money in a profitable ventures.
The beneficiaries thanked the IGP for his immense humanitarian gestures, and promised to make the most use of the funds for the betterment of their respective families.