A boat with 24 persons crashed into an object and turned over on a river not far from South Nigeria. Joseph Blankson a professional swimmer decided to rescue the his sisters and other persons who were in the water; However, when he was on his way to the river bank with the 14th person he got too tired and drowned. He was the only casualty, as all the other persons managed to get out of the water alive.
He has left behind a wife and two children. Persons are hoping that the Government will reward this Super Hero and assist his widow financially.