- A fundraising campaign has been set up for family of late Nigerian police officer
- The gallant officer was killed while fighting off armed robbers who stormed a bank in Owerri in February
A fundraising campaign has been set up for the family of the brave Nigerian police officer who died while fighting a gang of armed robbers.
Legit.ng gathered that the police officer was killed on Wednesday, February 22, while fighting a gang of armed robbers after they invaded a bank in Owerri, Imo state.
The police officer identified as Chukwudi Iboko died a day after the terrifying incident from gunshot wounds.
Iboko’s brave efforts during the incident were documented on a CCTV video that went viral on social media four months after the robbery.
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Meanwhile, a fundraising campaign was created for Iboko’s widow and six children who have been left helpless since his death.
According to Facebook user, Oluwakayode Olumide Ogundamisi, $14,159 (6 million Naira) has been raised as at the time of the post.
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You may recall that Legit.ng recently reported that one of the officer's children slumped and died after seeing his father's corpse during the burial.
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