A corporal in the Nigerian Army, Abayomi Ebun, has crushed to death the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, NAFRC, Director of Finance, Brig. Gen. Audu Ogbole James, with his car.
Media reports say that the incident happened at the NAFRC Old Barracks.
Cpl. Ebun, who works at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, NARC, knocked down the NAFRC Finance Director, while driving out of the Barracks.
Immediately after the incident, the senior officer, was swiftly evacuated to the NAFRC Medical Center, where doctors at the Centre confirmed him dead.
Gen. James was said to be walking to his house within the Barracks when the corporal soldier’s car hit him from behind.
A source at the NAFRC Barracks told disclosed that Ebun was drunk at the time the incident occurred, and was driving recklessly.
“He has been detained by the NAFRC provost for further investigation,” said the source.