Gbajabiamila Visits Family Of Vendor Shot By Security Aide

Speaker Gbajabiamila condoles with the family of the late vendor at Kwata village

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday visited the family of the slain newspaper vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke, who was shot by his security detail.

The speaker was accompanied by spokesperson of the house, Benjamin Kalu, and some aides.

Mr Gbajabiamila condoled with the wife and family of the late vendor at Kwata village, Madalla-Suleja, Niger State.

Members of the Association of Newspapers Distributors led by their president, Benjamin Obute also called at the home of the deceased.

The victim who was rushed to the national hospital by his colleagues after being hit by the bullet had died upon arriving the hospital.

Mr Gbajabiamila had in a statement vowed not let the matter slide. He promised to cater for the family of the deceased.

Meanwhile the security detail has been detained by the DSS.