The aide-de-camp ADC to Governor Godwin Obaseki collapsed at his swearing-in ceremony for a second term today November 12.
A Video clip shows when was at the podium giving his speech, while his ADC decked in the police ceremonial regalia, standing behind the governor, started wobbling on his feet and almost collapsing, before other security agents rushed to help him.
However, Mr. Obaseki was oblivious of what was happening behind him continued with his speech.
According to Premium Times, the Superintendent of Police was immediately rushed into the waiting ambulance stationed at the stadium.
A senior police officer in Edo State Police Command, who asked not to be named, said, “The officer is in stable condition”.
“We do not doubt the state of health of the concerned officer. People do fall and with the stress of rehearsals, movement, and other activities, the officer’s principal in preparation for the ceremony, such an incident can happen.
“That shows our humanity and there is no cause for alarm. All our officers and men are in good shape and nobody should use an isolated case like that to judge how healthy the men and officers of the command are.”
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