Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has donated N60 million to families of slain policemen by unknown gunmen in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor’s donation was contained in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Ini Ememobong, on Monday in Uyo.
Ememobong said the governor announced the donation when he visited the State Police Headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, Uyo, after the state Executive Council meeting.
He said that the visit was to commiserate with the police authority over the loss of some police personnel and equipment in the last one month.
“Immediately after the state executive council meeting, the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel, paid a visit to the officers and men of the Police at the State Police Headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, Uyo.
“The visit, he said was to condole with the command over the loss of men and assets to the recent security…
Source: Guardian Newspaper