Osinbajo’s car did not somersault – aide

Laolu Akande, spokesman of the vice-president, Yemi Osinbajo, has refuted reports that his principal was involved in an accident on airport road, Abuja.

Akande in a brief statement sent to Okay.ng on Monday morning said Osinbajo stopped to offer assistance to an accident victim.

He said, ”On his way to the airport this morning, 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.”

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