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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s convoy on Friday in Abuja was involved in an accident.
    The accident which happened en route to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja killed of the outriders.

The Vice President was said to be on his way to Lagos on an official engagements when the incident occurred.

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Spokesman of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, issued a statement to confirm the incident.

“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 statement read.

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“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.”

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There were concerns last year when a chopper which conveyed Osinbajo to a political rally in Kabba, Kogi state, crashed.

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