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Gbajabiamila reveals identity of DSS agent who killed vendor, vows to ensure Justice prevail


The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has thrown more light on the issue of his security aide shooting dead a vendor in Abuja

According to the number four citizen of the country, an agent of the Department of State Services attached to him shot dead  a newspapers vendor in Abuja.

Recall that the  Nigeria Police Force denied this morning that its personnel  shot the vendor.

Via his Twitter handle, Gbajabiamila,  on Friday, identified the DSS agent as Abdullahi Hassan.

The Speaker, has also promised to paid a visit to the vendo’s family members, vowing to ensure that Justice prevaled.

The statement read, “The unfortunate death of Mr Ifeanyi Okereke at the hands of one of my security aides has left me deeply shaken.

“Mr Okereke was a citizen going about his business, trying to make a living for himself and his family. There is no reason for his life to have ended the way it did.

“This morning, I have handed over the security operative, Abdullahi M. Hassan, to the Department of State Security (DSS) for investigation and appropriate administrative and judicial action. In the interim, he has been suspended from the convoy.

“l expect, and I will see to it that the family of Mr Ifeanyi Okereke receives the full measure of justice so that their bereavement is not compounded by any actions that can cause them further pain and suffering.

“I have expressed my personal condolence to his family and have arranged to meet with them when the parents of Mr Okereke, who are already on their way, arrive in Abuja.

“Additionally, I have committed to them that I will support his wife and the immediate family he has left behind.