Jonathan Mourns Two Police Aides Killed In Abuja Auto Crash

Nigeria’s former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

By Frank Oshanugor

Nigeria’s former President; Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has expressed  deep sadness over the tragic death of two police officers attached to him, in a road crash on Thursday at the vicinity of the Abuja airport, while on his way out of the airport.

The former President who described the incident as painful and heart-rending stated that the sudden death of the two security aides has thrown him into deep mourning.

Dr. Jonathan noted with sadness that the deceased, Inspectors Ibrahim Abazi and Yakubu Toma, were fine officers dedicated to their duties and service to the nation.

On Thursday evening, Special Adviser (Media & Publicity) to the former President, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, said two other officers sustained injuries

in the accident which involved a car conveying the security men. They were rushed to a hospital in Abuja where they are responding to treatment.  

The office of the former President has offered condolences to the families of the bereaved and the Police High Command even as

Dr. Jonathan prayed God to grant the souls of the departed eternal rest and bless their families and the nation with the fortitude to bear the loss.

Written by: Frank Oshanugor

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