Gbajabiamila visits family of late vendor allegedly killed by his orderly in Abuja
Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the federal house of representatives paid condolence visit to the family of Ifeanyickuwu Okereke,the late vendor killed by one of his security detail while trying to disperse obstruction in front of the national assembly last week.
One of the security personnel attached to speaker Femi Gbajabiamila shot the newspaper vendor while attempting to disperse crowd allegedly obstructing the lawmaker’s convoy.
The said police officer has been suspended by Gbajabiamila and investigation into the shooting has commenced by men of the Nigerian police.
Late Ifeanyichukwu Okereke was killed less than 24-hour to the christening of his newborn baby. The death of Okereke sparked unrest in Abuja last week with members of the newspaper vendors association of Nigeria,Abuja chapter protesting the killing of their member.
Killings by overzealous security personnel attacked to politicians and dignitaries is on the rise in Nigeria today.