No cop passed away in my convoy– Fashola


Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has actually debunked reports that police officers passed away in his convoy.

His Special Adviser on Communications, Hakeem Bello provided a rebuttal Wednesday night.

The aide said there was no “fatal crash” throughout Tuesday’s assessment of the Second Niger by a Federal Government Team led by the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari.

The group comprised Fashola, Labour Minister Chris Ngige and Managing Director, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Uche Orji.

Bello kept in mind that on arrival at the Asaba Airport in Delta, they checked out the Interchange, along Owerri-Onitsha Road and the East approach to the Bridge in Onitsha, and strolled throughout to the West method.

He said after a media briefing, Gambari was carried out to the West technique at Asaba and the Toll Plaza of the Bridge prior to returning to Abuja.

“It was found much later on that a person of the automobiles in the Team of the Commissioner of Police from Anambra State had a mishap during which 2 policemen sustained injuries.

“It was confirmed from the Nigeria Police, Anambra State Command that they were treated at the Federal Medical Centre Asaba and had because been discharged,” he said.

Fashola, nevertheless, revealed deep compassions over the 2 injured males of the Anambra Police Command.