Some aggrieved policemen deployed in Kogi State from the Ekiti State Police Command for the conduct of the November 16 governorship election on Thursday protested alleged refusal of police authorities to pay their allowances.
The policemen claimed their details were allegedly removed from the list of those that were due for payment despite risking their lives to ensure security during the poll.
The two hundred and twenty-five policemen lamented that the police authorities have refused to pay them a month after the election, while others have received theirs.
They insisted that the situation gave room for suspicion that the fund must have allegedly been embezzled by some high ranking police officers at the state or zonal level.
The aggrieved police officers, who briefed reporters on condition of anonymity for fear of retribution, appealed to Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to investigate the cause of the delay.
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The sources said N90,000 was paid to senior officers above Sergeant rank, while their men within the rank and file got N40,000, showing that most of the victims were the lower cadre policemen.
The Police spokesman in the State, Sunday Abutu denied the allegation.
Abutu maintained that the entitlements due to the policemen deployed for the Kogi governorship election had been paid.