Police presents N43m cheques to families of deceased officers in Cross River

The Cross River State Police Command presented cheques of N43 million to the families of 17 officers who died while on active duty in the state.

The State Commissioner of Police, Gyogon Grimah, presented the cheques to the families of the deceased in Calabar on Wednesday, July 10.

Grimah said that the presentation was in line with the welfare programme of the Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun.

He said that the welfare programme of the Police boss covers the serving, retired and deceased personnel of the force.

He urged the beneficiaries to make the best use of the financial support and desist from creating division in the family because of the money.

“I urge you all to make the best use of the amount for the prosperity of the family, especially the children of the deceased,” he said.

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