It Paid Off! GoFundMe page Rakes in $15,000 from generous Nigerians for family of heroic police officer in viral robbery video

Do you remember the viral video of the heroic police officer, Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko who lost his life after fierce shootout with dare-devil bandits in the viral bank armed robbery operation in Imo State? Sure you do.

Do you also remember the GoFundMe page that was launched to raise money for the widow of late Iboko? Sure you do. Well it has paid off. Numerous generous Nigerians have responded to the call for assistance made by the late Sergeant’s wife, Mrs Rose Iboko, a full-time housewife to help her family of 8 which was left with nothing after the death of the breadwinner in the aftermath of brutal Owerri robbery.

The GoFundMe page with a target of $15000 (equivalent to about N5.5m) has been met.

The good news was shared by twitter activist, Kayode Ogundamisi, who thanked Nigerians in a tweet.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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  1. UMEAKU SOMTO ONYEDIKA

    Choi!!!!
    This is real money
    I pray God help her and her children

  2. Thank God for the providing

    Quiz no 73
    Group 4

  3. Thank God for providing

    Quiz no 73
    Group 4

  4. Nwankwo Deborah ogechi 2016054130, group 2

    Hunger can never cross their door again..

  5. God is faithful to them,they no fit lack 4 life.

  6. This is really good
    Group 8
    Quiz number 97

  7. Wow! am so happy Nigeria did something good, at least that money will help the family a lot.
    Quiz no:72
    Group 1
    2016054070

  8. God is a great provider. the wife and children will not lack again
    quiz no64
    2016054055
    group no 6

  9. chidume happiness. C

    Our God is really a miraculous God, thank God for providing for them. Quiz no 102

  10. Onyia Ogochukwu Mary

    God over everything. I believe this money will go a very long way in helping them.
    This is really great.

  11. With such amount of money,if really all of it will be given to her, she can start up a business that will sustain her and the children.

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