60 families of deceased NSCDC personnel receive N200 million life insurance benefits

The sixty families of deceased personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), on Wednesday, got over N200 million as life insurance benefits.

Dr. Ahmed Audi, the Commandant General of the Corps, while distributing the money to the beneficiaries whose families lost their lives in active service in Abuja, revealed that the 60 families were the first set to enjoy the life insurance benefits.

He made a promise that the agency would make sure that all those who are entitled to such benefits are served accordingly.

He said: “Today, we are celebrating our colleagues who died in the line of duty while serving meritoriously for years. Today, we recognize all the efforts they have put in while they were in service by giving their life insurances to their next of kin.

“When I was first appointed, we took some giant steps, one of which is the prioritization of the welfare of our personnel in order to build their morale. We have realized that when you champion the welfare of staff and improve their living conditions, it will boost productivity and bring about good results.”

Audi, commended the federal government for standing by the corps by paying the death insurance benefits.

He advised the beneficiaries to use the money got wisely for investment.

Ojo Olusegun, one of the beneficiaries, who went home with N17 million as his late father’s life insurance, revealed to newsmen that the hope of many has been revived after seeing that others received the benefits of their loved ones.

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