Angry villagers block Osibanjo’s convoy in Abuja


Aggrieved protesters blocked the convoy of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo alongside Umaru Musa Yar’Adua expressway in Abuja on Tuesday morning.

The vice-president was heading to the airport when his convoy ran right into a barricade on the Goza village axis of the highway.

Residents of Gbagyi village had converged on the spot, which is the most important highway connecting the airport to town, to protest the alleged invasion of their land by the army.

The safety aides of the vice-president tried to appease the protesters however failed, forcing Osinbajo to alight from his automotive.

A few of the protesters hailed the vice-president as he approached them.

Osinbajo sued for calm, assuring the protesters that their grievances can be addressed.

Apparently satisfied by his intervention, the folks allowed his convoy to move however denied entry to different autos.