The Presidency has announced the death of a police outrider on the convoy of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, in a statement in Abuja, said the sad incident occurred on Friday.
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.”
Mr Gomina is survived by wife, children and relatives.