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Nigerian police officers get 20% salary increase

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The federal executive council (FEC) has approved a 20 percent salary increase for officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), to be paid from January 2022.

Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, disclosed this to state house correspondents on Wednesday after the FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.

The Minister said the federal executive council also approved the review of police duty tour allowance to six percent and also directed the release of N1.2 billion for the payment of uninsured benefits.

The sum of N1.2 billion was also approved for the payment of outstanding allowances.

Dingyadi said the approval is a follow-up to President Buhari’s promise to enhance police personnel pay as demanded by #EndSARS protesters. Continue Reading

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