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Gov. Ugwuanyi offers automatic employment, support to wives of slain police officers


Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Thursday, paid condolence visits to households of some of the police officers who have been attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen, at checkpoints in Obeagu-Amechi, Enugu South Local Government Area and Amagunze, Nkanu East LGA, residing on the suburb of Ugbo-Odogwu, Trans Ekulu and Edward Nnaji Street, Abakpa Nike, in Enugu East LGA.

The grief-stricken governor, who condoled with the households supplied automatic employment to the wives of the deceased, paid three months salaries of their late husbands together with different money donations.

Gov. Ugwuanyi introduced that the condolence package deal is relevant to wives of different affected officers, including that the spouses even have the choice of scholarship of their kids to secondary college stage in place of automatic employment.

At the Ugbo-Odogwu residence of late Inspector Timothy Tion, an indigene of Benue State, Gov. Ugwuanyi consoled the spouse, Okuma Janet, supplied her automatic employment, gave her three-month salaries of her husband with different money donations.

The governor, who was accompanied by a workforce of senior police officers led by the Assistant Commissioner of Police in cost of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID), ACP Fidelis Ogarabe, prayed for the repose of the souls of Inspector Tion and different victims, assuring that their loss of life won’t be in useless.

At Edward Nnaji Street, Abakpa, Gov. Ugwuanyi met with the daddy and siblings of one of the slain police officers, Inspector Emeka Nnaji, from Owo in Nkanu East LGA, and consoled them.

He equally supplied automatic employment to the spouse of the deceased, Mrs. Nwadi Nnaji, who was at his husband’s residence at Agbani, and introduced the identical quantity of cash with different packages for her.

Responding, the spouse of late Inspector Tion, Janet, thanked Gov. Ugwuanyi for his kindness in coming to console them, and for providing her automatic employment.

The aged father of late Inspector Nnaji, Mr. Christian Nnaji, additionally thanked the governor for the uncommon gesture and requested God to proceed to bless him.

The Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police Force, in a press release by its Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, had disclosed that “preliminary investigations have commenced”.

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