The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun on Thursday, November 16th, 2023, kicked off the presentation of cheques for Group Life Assurance and the IGP Welfare Scheme to 613 beneficiaries and next-of-kins of deceased police officers for the year 2022/2023.
Speaking at the event, IGP, disclosed that the total amount involved in the two policies is about ₦2 billion, stating that this was the third in the series of such event since he assumed office. He highlighted the importance of the event, emphasizing the unwavering commitment of the current administration towards the welfare of all police officers, both serving, retired and deceased.
The IGP condoled with the families of the deceased officers, eulogizing the sacrifices they made in discharge of their duties, he described them as “fallen heroes”. He further stated that the cheque presentation is a tangible way to support the families and provide financial relief in order to ease their burdens.
Mr. Egbetokun, similarly, commended the efforts of the Force Insurance Unit and the collaborating Insurance companies, for their tireless work in ensuring the prompt settlement of the claims of deserving beneficiaries.