At least one person was killed on Friday when the convoy of Vice President Osinbajo got involved in fatal autocrash.
LagosTimes reports the unfortunate incident happened while the vice president was en route the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Nigeria’s capital to catch a flight going Lagos.
One of the outriders in the convoy of Nigeria’s number two citizen died in the accident, a source disclosed.
The officer who lost his life in the mishap is identified as inspector Ali gomina.
Osinbajo Showers Encomium on Gomina
In a statement issued on Friday confirming the incident, Laolu Akande, the vice président média aide, described Gomina, 45, as a gallant and hardworking police officer
The statement read “With grief in our hearts, we announce the death of one of the police escort riders on the Vice President’s convoy, Inspector Ali Gomina, aged 45, who was involved in a road accident while on official duty today.
“The accident occurred on the road to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. The Vice President, who is greatly saddened by this occurrence, has aborted the trip.
“The Vice President described Gomina as a diligent, hardworking and serious-minded officer who will be greatly missed by the team. He is survived by his wife, children and relatives.
“May his soul rest in peace,”
LagosTimes reports that the incident is happening barely 5 days after the cerebral Vice president celebrated his 63rd birthday.