Osinbajo rescues accident victim in Abuja, pays hospital bill

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, rescuing accident victims in Abuna, on Monday, June 6, 2022. Photo: State House/Tolani Alli

• FRSC Corps Marshall commends VP’s humanitarian efforts 

The Federal Road Safety (FRSC) Corps Marshall, has commended the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, for his humanitarian efforts after he rescued an accident victim in Abuja, on Monday.

The VP was on his way to Abuja airport, for his scheduled visit to Ondo State, to commiserate with the victims of terrorist attack in the state.

The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, also clarified that the Vice President was not involved in an auto accident, while lauding him for offering to pay the hospital bill of the rescued victim.

The Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO) Mr Bisi Kazeem, who confirmed this to the media, said that the Vice President and his security aides were joined by other Nigerians to pull the victims who were involved in an accident along the airport road.

Kazeem, on behalf of his boss, the Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dr Oyeyemi, commended Osinbajo for rescuing the victims saying that it was a call to all that road safety was everybody’s business.

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He said that nobody had died during the crash adding that one, a man sustained injuries.

He also said that the Vice president had directed that the victim should be treated on his account.

According to him, the accident occurred at Zamani Junction involving a Toyota Corolla with vehicle registration number GWT842AA.

“One male was injured and no one died.

“Victim has been taken to Air Force base hospital Abuja, Airport Road for treatment by the Vice President convoy ambulance as it happened in his presence,” Kazeem said.

He warned against speeding while attributing the accident that occurred as a result of overspeeding by the driver.