Friday, March 13, 2020

Osinbajo’s convoy involved in accident, escort rider dies


The convoy of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo was involved in an accident en route to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Friday.
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The vice-president was said to be heading to the airport ahead of a flight to Lagos when the incident happened.
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Laolu Akande, spokesman of the vice-president, later issued a statement to confirm the incident.
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“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 statement read.
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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 scheduled trip.
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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.”

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