UPDATE: One dead as Osinbajo’s convoy involved in accident
One person was reported dead after the convoy of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo got involved in an accident.
Confirming the incident in a press statement from the office of the vice president, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity in the office of the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande stated:
“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.”