AIG zone 5 presents N23.3m to beneficiaries of Police insurance scheme

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By Deborah Coker

Benin – Assistant Inspector of Police, Zone 5 Headquarters, Benin, AIG Dibal Yakadi, has presented cheques worth N23,306,487 10 of , Delta and Police Group Assurance Scheme.

Breakdown of the was two from , seven from Delta and one from .

The Zonal Police (ZPPRO), DSP Emeka Iheanacho, said this in a statement made available News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Tuesday.

He said the AIG presented the cheques the at the zonal headquarters, adding that the occasion was for sober reflection and for speech making.

Iheanacho also said that the AIG used the opportunity to reflect on the lifetime of fallen colleagues who paid the supreme price of laying their lives for the security of and property of citizens.

He also said that the opportunity was used to condole the bereaved families on the demise of their husbands, fathers, brothers and bread winners who lost their lives while on national .

“The Nigeria Police Group Assurance Scheme is a welfare scheme.

was established to enhance the welfare of Officers and of the Force who died or suffered one form of injury or the other on the line of duty.

”And to ameliorate the suffering of deceased immediate family from untold hardship,” he said.

Iheanacho said the beneficiaries were expected to judicious use of the money.

Giving a vote of thanks on behalf of other beneficiaries, Mrs Malachy Ucha, said they would judicious use of the money.