Festus Keyamo, the minister of State for Labour and Employment, has said that his driver died recently as a result of the endSARS protests occurring in Abuja on Wednesday.
The minister identified his driver as Yohanna Shankuk, whom he said had been walking to his private office when he was run down by a motorist.
Mr Keyamo said via a tweet that the vehicle had been trying to avoid advancing protesters.
The minister said Mr Shankuk was killed at Berger roundabout, Abuja.
“I regret to announce that my driver, Mr. Yohanna Shankuk, died yesterday in Abuja as a result of the protests,” he tweeted.“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.”
Keyamo did not say if the driver was apprehended.