An accidental discharge by a security officer at the Presidential Villa in Aso Rock, Abuja has injured a female staff on Wednesday, January 4, 2016.
Daily Trust quoted sources close to the incident as saying that a female staff of the State House was injured in the process.
The incident happened at the reception of the administration block of the Villa.
It was gathered that the incident occurred when an operative of the Department of State Security (DSS) was trying to drop his gun as requested by the security officers attached to the reception.
The source added that the “DSS operative is not among the security officers assigned to the reception.”
The woman was said to have been rushed to the State House Medical Centre where she is currently being treated.
The source further stated that the woman sustained injuries on her stomach and lap.