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Nigerians collect N6m for family of hero officer who died in Owerri bank robbery (photos)

Nigerians collect N6m for family of hero officer who died in Owerri bank robbery (photos)

- 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.

NAIJ.com 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.

Hero officer

Nigerians collect N6m for family of hero officer who died in Owerri bank robbery

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 NAIJ.com 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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