Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode who was present at the Lagos House in Ikeja to announced an increment in the death insurance benefit for police officers who die while on active service to N10 million. Adding that his administration would stop at nothing to ensure the safety of all citizens in the state.
The Governor said his administration was raising the death insurance policy of Police officers from N1million to rank and file and N2million to senior officers to N10 million. Vanguard
Governor Ambode said security and safety of the people remains the primary objectives of his administration, and that Government would continually embrace measures to motivate and encourage officers of the Command to perform their duties diligently.
While alluding to the need for increment in the death insurance benefit of officers, Governor Ambode recalled the recent loss of some officers in active service, adding that while government was not praying for the re-occurrence of such, it was appropriate to reasonably reward the family of any officer in the event of eventual death.