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President Buhari Honors Man Who Died While Rescuing 13 Persons

Joseph Blankson better known as Joe Blankson was a Nigerian contractor who drowned and died while trying to save 13 victims of a boat accident in Rivers State on 28 July 2018.

On the 30th of September 2021, the deceased wife, Mercy Blankson was present at the Presidential Villa to receive the posthumous Presidential Special Award being presented to her late husband by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Below are pictures of Mercy Blankson and her two children as they receive the honor from the President of Nigeria.

Source: Linda Ikeji blog.

Mercy Blankson got married to Late Joseph Blankson in 2012, a year after they met at the NYSC camp. They were blessed with three kids, but lost one as a result of fire accident in 2016.

Source: Wikipedia

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