Insecurity: “My security detail shot in the air to disperse obstruction” – Gbajabiamila
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila denies that his security details shot at newspapers vendors in Abuja, where a vendor reportedly died. Yesterday while Gbajabiamila was leaving the national assembly,an overzealous security man attached to him reportedly shot a vendor named Ifeanyi and the vendor died hours later.
“A horrible incident has taken place. This evening as I left the national assembly, I stopped as usual to exchange pleasantries with the newspaper vendors at the corner. Many of them have known me since I first moved to Abuja and it was a friendly exchange.
Unfortunately, after the convoy set out in continuation of movement, unidentified men obstructed the convoy which got the attention of security men in the convoy who shot into the air to disperse them” says Gbajabiamila while reacting to the shooting by men in his convoy.
The speaker also revealed that the officer that shot the vendor has been suspending with immediate effect from his convoy until conclusion of investigation into the shooting.
Speaking further,Speaker Gbajabiamila says the case has been reported at the police station in.the jurisdiction and investigation has commenced to know the cause of the shooting.
Gbajabiamila condoles with the family of the late vendor and the association of Newspaper vendors in Abuja over the tragic death of Ifeanyi.