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Abubakar Lawal who is the Commissioner of Police in Enugu State has finally presented some cheques which are totaling up to ₦11.3 million, to the families of dead policemen in Enugu state.
DSP Daniel Ndukwe who is the Command’s Public Relations Officer had in a statement in Enugu on Tuesday mentioned that the presentation was done on July 26.
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According to Ndukwe, the development is in furtherance of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Alkali Usman’s commitment to improving the welfare of police personnel.
He said, “The commissioner presented cheques worth N11,322,960 to the first set of beneficiaries that have so far presented themselves for receipt of the cheques.
“They are a part of a total number of 44 beneficiaries from the command, who are meant to receive cheques with a cumulative sum of N29,079,137.”
The police spokesman said that the commissioner lauded the IGP for his high sense of humanitarianism towards personnel of the Nigeria Police, especially family members of deceased personnel.
Ndukwe said that the commissioner also commiserated with the beneficiaries and charged them to make judicious use of the funds for the betterment of themselves and those of the deceased personnel left behind.
“The beneficiaries thanked the IGP for his immense humanitarian gestures towards them, while promising to make judicious use of the funds for the betterment of their respective families,” he added.
In another report, an unidentified man and his girlfriend were have been allegedly shot by policemen at a checkpoint in Enugu.
A video of the incident which was obtained by The Eastern Updates where policemen were seen carrying the man into a vehicle has now gone viral on social media.
It was gathered that the incident happened last Wednesday, at the Monkey Roundabout, close to the EFCC office Enugu.
In a statement, the Police Spokesman in Enugu, Daniel Ndukwe, confirmed that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Abubakar Lawal, has ordered an investigation into the incident.