- The trigger happy security aide of Gbajabiamila has been arrested
- This was confirmed by the DSS on Friday
- Also, DSS says it has opened a detailed investigation into the matter
Following uproar the news of the killing generated, the Department of State Services (DSS) reveals it has arrested security aide to the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila who shot a vendor dead in Abuja.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the spokesman of the secret service, Peter Afunanya.
He also said the officer has been withdrawn him from further assignment.
According to him, the DSS would be transparent and accountable in handling the case.
Recall that Legit.ng had reported that Gbajabiamila revealed that a policeman attached to his convoy has mistakenly killed a newspaper vendor in Abuja.
The speaker revealed the unfortunate incident via a post on his official Facebook page in the early hours of Friday, November 20.
Gbajabiamila said the officer shot in the air to disperse a crowd that gathered around his convoy as he stopped to exchange pleasantries with vendors outside the National Assembly complex.
Gbajabiamila also disclosed that his security aide who killed a newspaper vendor is named Abdullahi Hassan.
Gbajabiamila in a statement on Friday, November 20 said he has handed over the aide to the Department of State Security (DSS) for proper investigation.
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