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Service of songs for boat mishap hero holds Thursday


State Government sets up endowment fund for orphaned children

By Raphael James


A Service of Songs is to be hosted on Thursday for Joe Blankson, the hero who lost his life in the process of rescuing victims of a boat mishap in Rivers State.

The event takes place at Number 4, Harley Street, Old GRA, Port Harcourt.

Mr. Blankson, a diesel supplier was a fellow passenger on the boat when the incident took place. He helped 13 of the victims to safety and died in the process of rescuing the 14th.

An endowment fund has reportedly been opened for his orphaned children by the Rivers State Government but more details on the value and terms of administration were still hazy as at press time.

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The late Joe Blankson





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