Saturday, November 28, 2020

House of Reps Speaker, Gbajabiamila confirms death of vendor shot by his security aide, hands him over for prosecution

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The Speaker of the House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila has confirmed the death of a newspaper vendor shot by one of his security aides.

Gbajabiamila explained that the vendor was hit by a stray bullet meant to disperse a crowd when he went to greet newspaper vendors while leaving the National Assembly.

The Lagos lawmaker said some hours after they got to their destination, he was informed that the victim, identified as Ifeanyi had been hit by a stray bullet and that the side had been handed over to the appropriate authorities.

While sending his condolences to the family of the deceased, the Speaker expressed distraught about the incident.