The police command in Borno on Wednesday presented N400, 000 cash to families of two policemen who died in active service in the state.
The two policemen were CPL Raymond Ishaku and CPL Bawa Abdullahi.
The Commissioner of Police in Borno, Mr Clement Adoda, presented the money at a ceremony in Maiduguri.
Adoda, who represented the Inspector General of Police (IG) at the event, said that the money was the deceaseds’ entitlements at the Police Insurance Welfare Scheme (POLIWS).
He said each of the two families was given N200, 000 as payment from the POLIWS.
He also presented N30, 000 cash and a gallon of cooking oil to each of the families as IG’s Christmas gift.
Responding, the families thanked police authorities for the gesture and pledged to use the money judiciously.