Minister of state for labour, Festus Keyamo said his driver died amid the #EndSARS protest and the counter-attack by hoodlums in Abuja on Wednesday.
In a tweet Thursday, he wrote that the driver, Yohanna Shankuk was crushed by a vehicle which drove against the run of traffic, in a bid to avoid the hoodlum PRO-SARS, attacking peaceful #EndSARS protesters.
“I regret to announce that my driver, Mr. Yohanna Shankuk, died yesterday in Abuja as a result of the protests”, Keyamo stated.
“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.”
Reports yesterday said hoodlum, wielding various weapons, attacked peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Berger area of Abuja yesterday.
Many vehicles were damaged and protesters injured.