Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Thursday was travelling to Lagos for an official assignment when a convoy of CBN bullion vans rammed into his convoy, escaping unscathed narrowly.
In his account of the incident, the Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Amosun, Adejuwon Soyinka in a statement wrote: “Governor Ibikunle Amosun, on Thursday, narrowly escaped unhurt when a convoy of bullion vans belonging to the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN rammed into his convoy on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
“The incident occurred around Ibafo, while the Governor was traveling to Lagos for an official assignment and the CBN convoy damaged the escort vehicle in the governor’s convoy.
“The CBN convoy, driving dangerously, attempted to overtake the governor’s convoy without regards for the safety of other road users.
“Not only was the Governor’s escort commander ignored, the CBN convoy drivers went ahead to crush his vehicle and subsequently went after other vehicles in the Governor’s convoy, including the Governor’s official car, before they were brought to a halt by the security team attached to the Governor.”