Police distribute food to 13 dead officers widows

Police distribute food to 13 dead officers widows

At least 13 widows of deceased police officers in Jigawa state have benefitted from the Police Command in the state.

The  Commissioner of Police in collaboration with the Command Headquarters' Mosque Committee, shared items, ranging from spaghetti, guinea brocade and  Nigeria printed wax, to support the widows as the Ramadan fast continues.

According to the spokesman for the Command, Abdu Jinjiri, a Superintendent (SP), the donation was to reduce hardship for the widows and orphans left behind by deceased.

"As fasting period is here again, the Commissioner of Police in collaboration with Command Headquarters' Mosque Committee, distributed relief materials to 13 families of the deceased police officers.

"One widow was selected from each of the seven Area Commands, four from state Headquarters and two from 35 Police Mobile Force (PMF), Dutse.

"Each of the beneficiaries got one carton of macaroni, one carton of spaghetti, 10 yards of guinea brocade and a pair of Nigeria printed wax," he said.

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