Ali Gomina, a 45-year-old Police Inspector, who is an escort to the Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has died in a motorcycle accident on Friday.
According to a statement signed by Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, the accident occured along the expressway to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
“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, hard-working 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, the statement read.”