Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has condoled the Nigerian Air Force over the killing of LCPL Goselle Nanpon by a truck driver at a security point in the state capital.
AbdulRahman also sympathised with LCPL Yahaya Ayuba, who suffered a spinal cord injury in the accident.
The Governor who praise the Air Force for their professional conduct with the manner its officers control the horrible occurrence, thereby described the incident as tragic and painful.
“My heartfelt condolences go to the highest echelon of the Nigerian Air Force and to the families affected. It was indeed a regrettable tragedy and one occupational hazard too many.
“That incident again underpins the need for citizens to show due respect to the security operatives for the weight of sacrifices they make in the course of keeping our country safe. We truly appreciate them and regret the huge loss of an officer and a serious injury to the other.
“A state government delegation is being dispatched to visit the families of the officers as a mark of respect for their service and sacrifices. We pray the Almighty God to grant speedy recovery to the injured officer and repose the soul of LCPL Goselle Nanpon and comfort his family.”