Insp. Ali Gomina, a police escort rider attached to the convoy of Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo died in an auto crash on Friday.
Gomina, 45, was involved in an accident on the road leading to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, during official duty.
A statement issued in Abuja by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said: “The Vice President, who is greatly saddened by this occurrence, has aborted the” scheduled “trip.
According to the statement, the Vice-President described the deceased as a diligent, hardworking and serious-minded officer who would be greatly missed by the team.
He is survived by his wife, children, and relatives.
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