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Update GoFundMe page launched to raise money for hero officer's family

Sergeant Iboko gave up the ghost after succumbing to the injuries he sustained in the shootout with some robbers in an Owerri Zenith bank branch.

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Late brave policeman, his wife, Mrs. Iboko and her children play

Late brave policeman, his wife, Mrs. Iboko and her children

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Following the death of Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko after his heroic efforts during a robbery attack  in Owerri, social media activists have launched a GoFundMe page to raise money for his widow and kids.

Punch reports that Nigerians have pleaded with the publication to champion the cause which would be of tremendous help to the deceased's wife and children.

GoFundMe page details play

GoFundMe page details

(punch)

 

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Late brave policeman's wife, Mrs. Iboko and her children play

Late brave policeman's wife, Mrs. Iboko and her children

(punch)

 

As earlier reported, Sergeant Iboko gave up the ghost after succumbing to the injuries he sustained in the shootout with some robbers who reportedly trailed a car into the Wetheral Road, Imo State branch of Zenith Bank.

The robbers reportedly snatched a polythene bag from the car but lost a gang member during the robbery.

An armed robber on an assault at a Zenith Bank branch in Owerri, Imo State. play

An armed robber on an assault at a Zenith Bank branch in Owerri, Imo State.

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Video footage and photos from the harrowing incident went viral last week.

Punch who exclusively covered the incident, interviewed Iboko's widow, Rose, and she revealed that the children have since dropped out of school over her inability to pay their school fees.

Late brave policeman  in action play

Late brave policeman  in action

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She also admitted that their house rent is due, proving beyond doubt that the funds being raised would come in handy.

May the soul of the deceased continue to rest in peace.

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