Security agents are probing what a security described as accidental discharge inside Aso Rock Presidential Villa.
The accidental discharge was fired from one of the guns of the security agents attached to the president’s residence.
The gunshot injured a female worker.
The incident was said to have occurred at about 2.30pm.
On further scrutiny, Vanguard Nigeria gathered that the near miss happened at a security checkpoint.
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The checkpoint is located at the Administrative Reception near a clinic, located in Aso Villa.
The operative was reportedly trying to empty the weapon before submitting it at the security point when the bullet went off.
The operative and the female worker, who was also making her way into the premises at the time, were injured in the process.
The woman, who sustained injuries in her abdomen, back and thigh, was quickly taken to the clinic for first aid treatment.
She was thereafter driven to the State House Medical Centre in Asokoro for further medical attention.
She was later confirmed to be in stable condition.
Nobody was fatally injured in the accident.