JUST IN: IBB Son's Convoy Involved in Auto Crash, Deaths Recorded

JUST IN: IBB Son's Convoy Involved in Auto Crash, Deaths Recorded

- By a stroke of rare luck, Mohammed Babangida, the son of a former military head of state in Nigeria, escaped death by road accident

- The tragedy that took place on Monday, May 31, claimed the lives of at least three security officers who were in a convoy

- The ill-fated vehicle conveying the officers, all of whom were soldiers, collided with a trailer along the Minna-Abuja road in Niger

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Niger - Not less than three soldiers attached to Mohammed Babangida, the son of a former Nigerian military leader, Ibrahim Babangida, died in an auto crash along the Minna-Abuja road.

The security officers, according to Leadership, were identified as Afolabi, Tanko, and Jibril.

This happened after one of the vehicles in a convoy had a head-on collision with a trailer loaded with perishable goods on Monday, May 31.

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JUST IN: IBB Son's Convoy Involved in Auto Crash, Deaths Recorded
IBB's son was in a vehicle behind the affected jeep (Photo: @MBabangida_)
Source: Twitter

Mohammed, who narrowly escaped death, was in a bus alongside some family members behind the affected vehicle, The Sun also reported.

One of the soldiers who sustained serious injuries as a result of the impact of the collision is now receiving treatment at the National Hospital in Abuja.

A family member who spoke on Babangida's position on the disaster said:

“His Excellency is very touched by the incident, it could be anybody in that convoy, they have since been buried.”

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Meanwhile, the police command in Imo had revealed why gunmen who killed Ahmed Gulak, the late former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got easy access to him.

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The commissioner of police, Abutu Yaro, through the command's spokesman, Bala Alkana, on Sunday, May 30, noted that knowing the fragile security situation in the state, Gulak did not inform the security agency about his movement.

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In the statement, the commissioner also disclosed that Gulak left the state from his hotel room without police escort.

Added to this, Yaro revealed that the murdered former aide to Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was taken through an irregular route by a cab driver on his way to the airport.

Source: Legit

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