ZAMFARA GOVERNMENT DONATES N15 MILLION TO FAMILIES OF SLAIN, INJURED POLICE OFFICERS
By Our Correspondent
The government of Zamfuara state has donationed 15 million Naira to the families of the personnel of the Nigerian police killed in an ambush by bandits last week at Kurar Mota in Bungudu local government area of the state.
Each of the deceased families is to receive one million Naira, while the families of those who suffered injuries during the incident are to be given 2 million Naira. Already, government has taken care of their medical bills.
The Gov of the state Hon (Dr) Bello Muhammed Matawallen Maradun said the guesture was part of his government earlier promise to assist families of those gallant security personnel who lost their lives in the cause of protecting the lives of other citizens of the state.
Since his assumption in office, Gov Matawalle has been having cordial working relations with the security agencies and his government has been supporting the agencies in discharging their responsibilities.
It may be recalled that the Gov visited the wounded police personnel at the hospital to sympathy with them over the unfortunate incident.
Meanwhile the Government has commiserated with the Inspector General of Police Lagos state Commissioner of Police and the Squadron Commander 20 Pmf Lagos and prayed for the repose of the souls of the fallen hroes.