Yesterday 19th November, it was reported that one of the policemen attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila allegedly shot and killed a Newspaper vendor in Abuja.
The Speaker has responded to the allegations and has ordered the immediate suspension of the police officer who shot the bullet.
According to him, he normally stops to exchange pleasantries with the newspaper vendors. He, nevertheless, said that the gunshots were to disperse some unidentified men who obstructed the convoy while returning from the National Assembly. He said he later got to know that a stray bullet has hit one of the vendors called Ifeanyi.
He further said that he had filed a report at the police station and investigations will commence immediately. He also sympathised with the victim, his family and Abuja vendors in general for the loss.