The Nigerian Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s convoy was not involved in an accident along airport road, Abuja on Monday morning as purportedly reported.
Osibanjo who was on his way to Ondo for a condolence visit over the massacre of Catholic worshippers on Sunday morning, according to his office, stopped to offer assistance to an accident victim.
Several Pedestrians rushed to the scene to help in rescuing passengers of the vehicle.
According to a statement from his media team; “VP came across a road traffic accident, stopped to lend assistance, & ensured victim was taken to the hospital with VP’s convoy ambulance. He then proceeded on his trip and is now in Ondo State heading to site of yesterday’s attack in Owo.”
“VP’S security and medical teams assisted in removing the victim from the crushed vehicle resulting from a somersault. And transported patient to Airforce base hospital. It was a solo accident. The car had summersaulted on the opposite lane and was impaled on a tree.”
Similarly, the VP as confirmed the incident through a statement he made via his twitter handle.
“I was not involved in an accident. On my way to the airport, we ran into an accident scene. My security and medical teams assisted in removing the victims of the crash from the scene. They have been transported to the Airforce Base hospital.” He tweeted.
See Below some of the pictures at the scene of event: