SANI Muhammad Sani
The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, Sama’ila Shu’aibu has presented fourteen Cheques of Five Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira to beneficiaries.
The beneficiaries that were presented with the cheques are next of kins of deceased Police Officers with.
Eight of the next of kins got Five Hundred Thousand Naira each and six of them getting Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira.
The CP during the presentation charged the beneficiaries to judiciously use the money for the up keep and welfare of the families.
He further stated that, the welfare scheme was meant to ameliorate the suffering and hardship faced by the deceased immediate family before the benefits of such officers are paid.
The beneficiaries overwhelmed with the gesture of the IGP promise to make good use of the money as it comes in time of need.
The Commissioner charged Officers to fight crimes to standstill and to continuously raid criminal hideouts and black spots, through visibility and intelligence-led policing, intelligence gathering, prompt response to distress calls and Intensified Community Policing Engagements.
He urged Officers to work according to provisions of the law, to ensure the rights and privileges of citizens are respected in line with the laws of the land and in accordance with international best practices urging the Police to be professionals pointing out that officers will be accountable for their actions.
The CP appreciated the Government, the people of Kano State, sister security agencies, Traditional Rulers, Religious Leaders, the Media, members of Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Civil Liberty Organizations (CLOs), Special Constabularies, Vigilante Groups and other Community Policing Stakeholders for their prayers, support, encouragement and cooperation.
The command will remain steadfast in ensuring peace prevails in the State.