The Police Command in Jigawa says it has distributed food items to wives of 13 deceased officers to support them during the Ramadan fast.
SP Abdu Jinjiri, the spokesman for the Command made this known in a statement in Dutse on Saturday.
“As fasting period is here again, the Commissioner of Police in collaboration with Command Headquarter’s mosque committee, distributed relief materials to 13 families of deceased police officers.
“The donation was to reduce hardship for the widows and orphans left behind by deceased .
“One widow was selected from each of the seven Area Commands, four from State Headquarters and two from 35 Police Mobile Force (PMF), Dutse.
“Each of the beneficiaries got one carton of macaroni, one carton of spaghetti, 10 yards of guinea brocade and a pair of Nigeria printed wax,” he said.
Editedby Angela Okisor/Ali Baba-Inuwa