Osinbajo’s over speeding entourage knocks police escort to death
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday had a ghastly motor accident leading to the death of one of his police escort riders in Abuja.
According to eyewitness reports, the Vice President was going for an engagement but was late to take the flight to meet up with the engagement.
In order to beat the time, the entourage was engaged on high speed leading to one of the vehicles on the entourage knocking the police escorts to his death.
Confirming the development, Spokesman of the vice president, Laolu Akande, identified the late police escort rider as Inspector Ali Gomina, aged 45. He died in a road accident.
Akande’s statement said, “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 scheduled 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”, Akande said.