Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has promised to give the sum N20 million each to the families of police officers killed during the recent attacks on police formations in the state on behalf of the state government.
The governor made the announcement when he visited the state Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka in Port Harcourt on Monday, to commiserate with him over the death of his officers.
DAILY POST recalls that gunmen in the last three weeks attacked several police stations and checkpoints in the state leading to the death of eleven police officers.
The latest attack took place on Friday night with seven police officers losing their lives.
The governor, while commiserating with the state police command charged men of the command to henceforth be on the offensive against those perpetrating the attacks.