One of the police escorts in the convoy of the vice president of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has been reported dead after the vehicle conveying him was engaged in a fatal accident.
The sad news was revealed by Osinbajo’s senior special assistant media and publicity in a state made available to Wothappen.com.
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 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. May his soul rest in peace.”