Gov Hope Uzodimma Compensates Family Of The Slain Officers
Hope Uzodinma at the government house in Owerri the Imo State capital gave a total of N185m as cash compensation to the families of the slain officers.
Hope Uzodinma has given monetary compensation to the families of slain officers who where ambushed by yet to be identified gunmen at Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of the state back in September.
In his address, the governor noted that this was not the first time his government is appreciating the gallantry of security personnel in the state.
He promised to continue to motivate men and women who have dedicated their lives to protect and secure the state.
He said: “Recall the ugly incident of 19th September, 2023 where members of operation search and flush were ambush in Ehime Mbano and some of them lost their lives and some were also injured injured.
“I understand very clearly that the various services and agencies have their social welfare package and programs and activities that are supposed to protect these officers, console their families, but as a sign of gratitude, by the government of Imo state, it is our decision that no matter how it will look like, we need to appreciate the sacrifice these our officers are doing to protect our state.
“It is important therefore to note that the situation in Imo state is beyond what people think.
So while congratulating and commending the officers and their families, I want also to use this opportunity to appreciate the job, the works security agencies are doing in Imo State.
“Let it be on record that the government and people of Imo State will continue to give you all necessary support and encouragement to ensure that the primary purpose of government which security of lives and properties is accomplished and guaranteed by our government.’