A policeman attached to former Ogun state governor Gbenga Daniels has died after being hit by a vehicle while opening the gate in the former governor’s compound.
Adeleke Ogunsola was one of the police officers posted to the Sagamu residence of the former governor for security purposes.
He was opening the gate for Daniel’s driver when he was knocked down by the vehicle.
The police officer was reportedly rushed to a hospital where he was confirmed dead.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident.
However, he said that it was an accident.
He said: “That was an accident. He was opening the gate, the gate bounced back and the driver mistakenly hit him with the gate. It’s an accident, it can happen to anybody.”
Gbenga Daniel was the governor of Ogun State between 2003 and 2011.