Zamfara Govt donates N15m to families of police officers killed by bandits


From Maiharaji Altine Gusau

 Zamfara State Government has donated N15 million to the families of the police personnel killed by bandits.

This was contained in a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara in Gusau on Friday.

Recall that 13 police personnel were killed in an ambush by bandits last week at Kurar Mota in Bungudu Local government area of the state.

According to him, each of the deceased family member will receive one million Naira, while the families of those who suffered injuries during the incident are to be given two million Naira.

“Already, the Government has taken care of the medical bills. 

Matawalle said the gesture was part of his administration’s promise to assist familiesof security personnel who lost their lives in the case of protecting the lives of other citizens.

“Since his assumption in office, Gov. Matawalle has had cordial working relations with the security agencies and his administration has always supported the agencies in discharging their responsibilities,’’ he said.

Governor Matawalle has  visited the wounded police personnel at the hospital to sympathise with them on the unfortunate incident.

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