Three policemen deployed to Edo state for the just concluded governorship election, have died in a road accident on their way back to Lagos.
One of the officers identified as Corporal Oluwafemi Adeyanju, and two other inspectors were part of 1,000 cops deployed from Lagos State by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to complement their colleagues in Edo state.
The policemen who spent a week in Edo State for the election which favored Obaseki, were on their way to Lagos Station after they had completed their assignment, when the ghastly accident occurred along Benin-Ore Expressway in Ondo State.
According to reports, three policemen were killed on the spot, leaving many others with various degrees of injury.
The corpses of the deceased policemen were deposited in the Ore General Hospital’s mortuary, while the family of Corporal Adeyanju has claimed his body and buried him in his home town of Akure.
35-year-old corporal Adeyanju,was reportedly survived by his wife, children, sisters and aged father.