The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has debunked a news report that his convoy crushed a young boy to death during campaign for the forthcoming local government election in Ogbomoso.
Naija Banquet had earlier reported that the child was crushed to death on Thursday evening while standing in front of his mother’s shop.
While reacting, Makinde said, the preliminary investigation into the ugly incident showed that a driver that did not belong to his convoy hit the child.
“I received with deep concern the report that my convoy ran over a child on our way to Ogbomoso earlier today. Our preliminary investigation revealed that the child was hit by an individual driving a Toyota Matrix car who lost control of his vehicle. He was not part of my convoy.
My heartfelt condolences go out to the parents of the child. May her gentle soul rest in peace. Investigations are ongoing and we will ensure that the perpetrator(s) is brought to book.”