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Police Chief Presents N47.8 Million Cheques To Families Of Deceased Officers

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Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi, presenting the Cheque





The Delta State Police Command has presented cheques totaling N47,827,529 to the families of 22 deceased officers who died in active service.

The cheques were presented on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, by the Commissioner of Police, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi, on April 24, 2024.

The payment is part of the IGP Family Welfare Scheme, Group Life Assurance, and Group Personal Accident Insurance Schemes.

In a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer SP Bright Edafe, the CP Abaniwonda emphasized that the welfare of both serving and late officers is a top priority for the Inspector General of Police.

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The beneficiaries expressed gratitude for the gesture, which they said would bring relief and comfort to the families of the deceased officers.

The statement reads; “CP Abaniwonda reiterates that the welfare of both serving and late officers is part of the primary interest of the Inspector General of Police.

“On 24/4/2024, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi on behalf of the Inspector General of Police IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, PhD, NPM presented cheques of Forty-Seven Million, Eight Hundred and Twenty-Seven Thousand, Five Hundred and Twenty-Nine Naira (#47,827,529) to twenty-two families of deceased officers who died while in active service.

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“The cheques were issued to the next of kin of seven deceased officers. The cheques issued on behalf of the IGP are part of the IGP Family Welfare Scheme, Group Life Assurance, and Group Personal Accident Insurance Schemes.

“The CP who was assisted by the Deputy Commissioner of Police Administration DCP Tokunbo Afolabi, while presenting the cheques noted that the welfare of both serving and late officers is part of the interest of the Inspector General of Police, and it’s on his behalf that these cheques were presented to them.

“He, also appreciated the gesture by the IGP as the cheques will in no small way act as a boost to the families and also a way of letting them know that though their loved ones are no more, the Force did not forget their sacrifices.

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“One of the beneficiaries thanked the IGP for his magnanimity noting that the money given to them will be used judiciously”.

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