Mrs Rose Iboko is the wife of a gallant Sergeant, Chukwudi Iboko who died as a result of gunshot injuries he sustained while he engaged the four armed robbers who attacked the Wetheral Road branch of Zenith bank in Owerri, Imo State on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, in a gun duel.
Iboko was the brave and courageous officer who killed one of the robbers as shown by the CCTV footage which has gone viral on the Internet. Sadly, while the footage did not capture what happened to the officer, we investigated and found out that he died the next day as a result of the gunshot wounds he got from the gunmen.
Another police officer, Sunday Agbor (Sergeant) also died the next day, while Sergeant Muran Otu Attang lost one of his eyes in the attack, with gunshots injuries he sustained.
According to Chidiebube Okeoma, he traced the 32 year old widow to Amakohia in the Ihitte /Uboma Local Government Area of the state after her information were made available by the police due to demands from Nigerians who want to assist after the CCTV video footage went viral .
He said, "the woman and her seven surviving children shared their Sorrow with me. It was a saddening experience. For the family to eat is now a problem. Her children have dropped out of school. Their landlord is about throwing them out because they owe him 15 months rent. "
He averred that" the biggest tragedy was that the woman lost one of her triplets, five year old, Chukwuebuka, on the day her husband was buried, March 17,2017. "
We call on the government, Zenith Bank and good Nigerians to come to her aid.
Ifeanyicy.com correspondence who spoke to the women yesterday evening has provided her bank account details for good spirited individuals and organizations that may want to help her and family ameliorate the pains and challenges.
Account Number : 2176851541
Account Name: IBOKO ROSELINE
Bank Name : ZENITH BANK