Kuje Prison Attack: NSCDC Promises Compensation To Family Of Dead Officer

By Bukar Bolori

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi has promised compensation to the family of its staffer lost in the attack on Kuje Minimum Custodial Centre.

Speaking during a visit to the Centre, in company of Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Shauibu Belgore, Inspector General of Police, Controller General of Correctional Service, Comptroller General of the Federal Fire Service, representative of the Comptroller of Nigeria Immigration Service and Director Special Duties in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Funsho Alabi, Audi assured that the family of the deceased, Inspector Ilyasu Abraham will be reached out to and necessary compensation delivered in due time.

The Corps helmsman sympathised with the family of a personnel of the deceased, who was deployed by the Federal Capital Territory command of the NSCDC to the custodial centre on guard duty but unfortunately paid the supreme price as he lost his life during the attack.

The CG commiserates with his immediate family and pray God to grant them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

He added that Ilyasu was a gallant officer who fought a good fight and died in active service defending the land.

He urged citizens to keep calm as NSCDC in collaboration with other security agencies are working tirelessly to ensure the safety of lives and protection of Critical National Assets and Infrastructure.

The CG said that adequate measures will be put in place to avoid such reoccurrence across the country.

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