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JUST IN!!! Gov Wike Set Up Trust Fund For Children Of Late Soldier, Col Elemele by dimexy247(m) : 8:52 pm On Jul 20

Rivers State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike has established an Educational Trust Fund to train the four children of late Colonel Ken Elemele, Igbere TV reports.

Igbere TV reports that Col. Elemele, from Rivers, is among the soldiers who fell in a Boko Haram ambush between Yobe and Borno last Wednesday.

The fallen hero, Igbere TV gathered, was the Chief of Staff to 29 Task Force Brigade until his demise.

Governor Wike, while expressing sadness over the incident, said the Education Trust Fund will take off with an initial seed money of N30million.

He described the death of Late Colonel Elemele as a sad loss to Rivers State and the country in general.

Speaking during a condolence visit to the Family on Saturday in Port Harcourt, Governor Wike who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Tammy Danagogo said that the Rivers State Government will stand with the family.

“This is a sad loss of an illustrious son of Rivers State. We were expecting the emergence of another General before this unfortunate incident”, Governor Wike said.

“Please accept my personal condolence and that of the good people of Rivers State. The Rivers State Government shares this grief with the family. We will stand with you through this period.”

The Governor prayed God to console the widow and her children, saying that only God can fill the gap created by the sudden death of Late Ken Elemele.

“We urge you to put your trust in God. Be strong for your children. God will always support you at this time”, he said.

He said the Rivers State Government will be in touch with the family to ensure that their immediate needs are taken care of.

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