Former President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has expressed grief over the tragic death of two police officers attached to him, in a road crash on Wednesday with the vicinity of Abuja airport, while on his way out of the airport.
His Special Adviser Media and Publicity Ikechukwu Eze in a statement said Ex-president
Jonathan described the incident as painful and heart-rending.
He stated that the sudden death of the two security details has thrown him into deep mourning.
Jonathan 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.
The statement said two other officers who sustained injuries in the accident are responding to treatment in an Abuja hospital.
Meanwhile, the former President has condoled with the families of the deceased and the Police High Command.
Jonathan in the statement prayed God to grant the souls of the departed eternal rest and their families the fortitude to bear the loss.