Anambra Decides: Policemen Protest Non-Payment Of Allowances

Anambra Decides Policemen Protest Non-Payment Of Allowances
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Police officers deployed for Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State on Friday protested the alleged non-payment of their feeding allowance by the federal government.

 

Speaking on Friday, the officers demanded that the N10,000 approved for their feeding should be paid immediately.

Africa Daily News, New York gathered that the cops, many of whom arrived Anambra during the week, were not given accommodation.

According to a video sighted by Africa Daily News, New York on Friday, the officers gathered at Idemili Ogidi Police Division, chanting ‘pay us our money.’

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‘Here are policemen protesting over non-payment of Election feeding allowance. 10,000 naira is the amount for feeding. Meanwhile, over three days now, no accommodation and no food to eat. Many of the junior ranks are stranded in Idemili Ogidi Division where they received 1,500 police personnel from Lagos State,‘ an affected senior police officer told newsmen.

The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, did not answer calls to his phone number, neither did he reply a message seeking his reaction to the incident.

Meanwhile, Africa Daily News, New York had earlier reported that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, had deployed over 34,000 policemen to Anambra for the governorship election.

 

AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK

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