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Zamfara govt donates N7m to families of slain Police officers

Zamfara State Government has donated N7 million to the families of the 7 Police Officers killed by the bandits in the State.

Commissioner of Police, Zamfara State Command, Ayuba Elkana who presented N1 million to each family of the 7 slain Police officers expressed appreciation to the state governor, Bello Matawalle for the gesture.

He noted that the donation will alleviate the hardship experienced by the families of the deceased officers, saying it will also serve as a Moral Booster to the Officers and Men of the Command.

Safaratu Sanda and Fatima Zubairu were among the widows whose husbands got killed by bandits, thanked the governor for the donation which they described as timely considering their hardship.

Fatima Zubairu further decried lack of shelter to live with her little children who are now orphans.

The 7 Police Officers were killed by bandits along Magami- Dansadau Road on 8th November 2021 while on Duty.

Reporting by Abdulrazak Kaura; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino