A Presidential rider, named Aminu on assignment with Kogi State Governor,Alhaji Yahaya Bello lost his life in a ghastly accident along Ajaokuta-Lokoja road on their way from Imo state after gov Uzodumma one year in office anniversary celebration on Sunday.
A source within the convoy who confirmed the development to the OBSERVERS TIMES said the rider slept off due to night journey.
The Presidential rider died in the early hours of this morning at 3am, after been rushed to the Kogi State Specialist Hospital,Lokoja on his way from Imo state on a bike.
Kogi Governor was in Imo state via Enugu to attend the one year anniversary of Governor of Imo state,Hope Uzodinma and his campaign to become Nigerian President in 2023.
Late Presidential rider,Aminu has been on dual salary from the Presidency and Kogi state for carrying out illegal assignments of ridden on Kogi Governor’s convoy round the country.
Kogi Governor who made a night trip from owerri had penchant for using auto bike riders all over the country,unlike his other colleagues in other states.
The Presidential rider travelled without official clearance and permission from State House transport officer with the Kogi state Governor to the South East.
As at press time,there was no official reaction from the Presidency as no pronouncements was made by the officers concerned.
Kogi Governor is known for flouting Presidential directives from all angles and had been at logger head with NCDC and PTF over COVID-19 pandemic,a world ravaged ailement that Governor Bello had denied it’s existence in Kogi State.
Though the Govenor Chief Press Secretary Onogw Galaticus denied the incident but the OBSERVERS TIMES can authoritatively confirmed the death of the president rider and his dead body in an ambulance to Abuja at Press times.