Reports reaching 9jatoday at this time confirms the death of one of the Police escort attached to the office of Nigerian Vice-president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
This online news platform has been informed that Inspector Ali Gomina who is among Police escort riders on the VP’s convoy has died on Friday (today).
The sudden death of Gomina was announced today to the general public in a statement made available to newsmen by the Senior Special Adviser to Vice-president on Media, Laolu Akande.
Akande in his remark as regards the incident said the officer had died in a ghastly motor accident that occurred along Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on March 13.
Parts of the reports read thus; ” It is 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.”
Speaking about the commitment of the deceased, the Vice President in the statement described Gomina as a diligent, hardworking and serious-minded officer whose commitment will be greatly missed by the team.
It was revealed that Gomina was survived by his wife, children and relatives.
“May his soul rest in peace”, Akande added.
In another news, a tanker driver, Saka Abolade, 68, has died at the home of his mistress, Kikelomo Adeyi who resides in Michael Ajanaku Street, in the Ipaja area of Lagos State, 9jatoday report.