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FEC approves N13.3bn for police life assurance

The Federal Executive Council has approved N13.3 billion for the provision of group life assurance scheme for the Nigerian Police Force.

Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi disclosed this to State House Correspondents at the end of Wednesday’s meeting of the Council, chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari.

He said the scheme would cover 318, 319 police officers and men, for the year 2022-2023.

“I submitted one very important memo to the Federal Executive Council, which has to do with the award of contract for the engagement of insurance underwriters and brokers for the coverage of group life assurance scheme for the Nigerian Police Force for the year 2022-2023 in the total sum of N13, 321, 742, 038.83.

“This is going to cover our Police population of 318, 319, officers and men. The Federal Executive Council has graciously approved this memo and it will take effect from 26th October, 2022 to 26th October, 2023.”

According to Dingyadi, the essence of the group life assurance scheme is to encourage the police officers and men who have been working hard to secure the security of lives and property across the country.

Writing by Muzha Kucha