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Gov. Wike approves N220 million for families of slain police officers in Rivers




Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has promised to offer the sum N20 million every to the households of cops killed in the course of the latest assaults on police formations within the state on behalf of the state authorities.


The governor made the announcement when he visited the state Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka in Port Harcourt on Monday, to commiserate with him over the dying of his officers.

DAILY POST remembers that gunmen within the final three weeks attacked a number of police stations and checkpoints within the state resulting in the dying of 11 cops.

The newest assault came about on Friday evening with seven cops dropping their lives.

The governor, whereas commiserating with the state police command charged males of the command to henceforth be on the offensive in opposition to these perpetrating the assaults.

He acknowledged that although no amount of cash can equate to human life, the State’s gesture is geared toward assuaging the bereaved households that their family members by no means died in useless.

In his phrases, “Prior to now two three weeks we’ve misplaced eleven officers, it is a unhealthy interval for us”.

“For the morning households, every of them the Rivers state authorities will give them 20 million naira”.

The Governor additional declared that “no intimidation will make Rivers state to be a part of any motion. We’re speaking concerning the unity of the nation , we have to be united as a rustic. We have to be united to battle for this nation to be one”.

“We can not permit anyone to speak of secession. If you wish to break free, Rivers state is just not a part of it and no person can cow Rivers state to be a part of it, not below my watch”.

On his half, the Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka on behalf of the Performing Inspector Basic of Police, Alkali Baba Usman, thanked the governor for assuaging the ache of the bereaved households.

Gov. Wike approves N220 million for households of slain cops in Rivers

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