Commends VP Osinbajo for rescuing accident victim

Abiodun OBA


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has reiterated that road safety is everybody’s business.

FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, stated this through the Corps Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem, in an interview with journalists in Abuja.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, had on Monday, stopped to rescue an accident victim along Airport Road, Abuja.

Kazeem clarified in the interview that Osinbajo was not involved in any accident  as being speculated.

Kazeem said that the vice-president and his security aides were joined by other Nigerians to pull the victim out of the scene of the accident.

He said that the Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, commended the vice president for rescuing the victim.

Kazeem attributed the accident to speeding by the driver of the affected vehicle, adding that the lone victim was only injured.

The FRSC official stated that the vice-president had directed that the victim be treated on his account.

Kazeem said that the accident, which occurred at Zamani Junction, involved a Toyota Corolla with registration number GWT842AA.

“One male was injured, but no one died. The victim has been taken to the Air Force Base Hospital, Airport Road, Abuja, for treatment by the vice-president convoy ambulance, as it happened in his presence.”

Kazeem warned against speeding, urging road users to be calm and patient while driving.

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