Nigeria’s Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo had on Friday, March 13, 2020 lost of his police escorts, Inspector Ali Gomina who died in a ghastly accident while carrying out his official duty.
He was reported dead after the vehicle conveying him was engaged in a fatal accident.
The tragedy took place while the late inspector was on his way to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
The sad news was revealed by Osinbajo’s senior special assistant media and publicity in a state made available.
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.”