Nigeria’s minister loses driver to #EndSARS protest
Tragedy as driver of Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo reportedly lost his life to the ongoing #EndSARS protest.
This was disclosed by the bereaved Minister via his official Twitter handle on Tuesday.
The labour minister said the driver, Yohanna Shankuk, was knocked down in Abuja on Wednesday by a vehicle that took one-way to avoid advancing protesters.
According to report, the late Shankuk was on his way to Keyamo’s private office before the incident took place.
The incident was said to have occurred at Berger Roundabout, Abuja.
The bereaved Minister tweeted: “I regret to announce that my driver, Mr. Yohanna Shankuk, died yesterday in Abuja as a result of the protests. A vehicle that saw advancing protesters at Berger roundabout, made a U-turn, took the one-way back and ran over him as he was making his way on foot to my private office.”
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