Report reaching on Wednesday night, indicates that former President Goodluck Jonathan has been involved in an auto crash, in Abuja, which claimed the lives of two his Aides.
Another of his Aide who confirmed the accident, said that Jonathan is fine and okay.
As at the time of filing in this report, the former President was said to be at home.
The accident reportedly occurred when Jonathan was on his way from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, to his residence, in Abuja.
Reacting, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar tweeted: “This story comes across with a rude shock. We thank God for sparing the life of President Goodluck Jonathan. But it is heart wrenching that he lost two of his Aides to the auto accident. I console the immediate families of the deceased, as well as President Jonathan. May the souls of the departed Rest In Peace.”
Reacting much later, former President Jonathan expressed deep sadness over the unfortunate tragic death of the 2 Police Officers attached to him, in the road crash.
The former President who described the incident as painful and heart-rending, stated that the sudden death of the two Security Details has thrown him into deep mourning.
He noted with sadness that the deceased, Inspectors Ibrahim Abazi and Yakubu Toma, were fine Officers who were dedicated to their duties and service to the nation.
2 other Officers reportedly sustained injuries in the accident which involved a car conveying the Security men. They were rushed to a Hospital, in Abuja, where they are responding to treatment.
The Office of the former President has offered condolences to the families of the bereaved, and the Police High Command.
Former President Jonathan prayed to God to grant the souls of the departed eternal rest, and bless their families and the nation with the fortitude to bear the loss.