The Lagos State Police Command on Friday confirmed the death of an inspector attached to the Iponri Division from injury sustained during an attack by persons suspected to be commercial motorcyclists.
The command spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria.
Mr Hundeyin, a superintendent of police, said the inspector, whose name was not mentioned, was one of the policemen attacked at Ijora Olopa by the assailants on Thursday.
He said that the officer died at an undisclosed hospital on Friday, where he was rushed to on Thursday after the attack.
The image maker said that the policemen went to the area to implement the Okada restriction law of the Lagos State government when they were attacked.