Abuja Lockdown: Fleeing driver knocks down Civil Defence personnel

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Abuja Lockdown: Fleeing driver knocks down Civil Defence personnel

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By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja

An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, ASC Victor Fayemi on Friday escaped death when a commercial driver ran over him along the Gwarinpa/Kado road area of Abuja in an attempt to evade arrest for violating the lockdown order of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Media Assistant to the Commandant General of the Corps, Gbenga Ekunola in a statement said “the accident knocked him unconscious and was rushed to Maitama District Hospital where he was promptly attended to”.

“After specialized medical treatment at Maitama District Hospital, he was moved into a private hospital where he is currently receiving further treatment”, he added.

According to the statement, Fayemi was hit by the commercial driver who was trying to evade arrest by the security officers on duty as he defied coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown measures put in place by the federal government.

“Security agencies which comprised of Civil Defence Officers mounted road…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper