Police arrest Oyo lawmaker over House of Rep Member Olatoye Sugar's assassination


The Chief Whip, Oyo State House of Assembly, Wasiu Olafisoye
Akinmoyede, has been apprehended over the Saturday's death of senatorial competitor of Action Democratic Party, Temitope Olatoye, amid the governorship election in the state.
Police arrest Oyo lawmaker over late House of Rep Olatoye Sugar's assassination

Akinmoyede, speaking to Lagelu state supporters, was affirmed to have taken part in the assassinating of Olatoye.


The police, it was gathered, had written a letter to the state house of assembly that Akinmoyede was currently under investigation.
Speaker Olagunju Ojo yesterday confirmed to newsmen that the house was notified through a letter that Akinmoyede was under investigation.

Ojo said: “I am not aware that he has been taken to Abuja. I am only aware that he is under investigations but I am not sure if he is in Abuja or not.”

On whether the assembly received a letter of his arrest or investigation, the speaker acknowledged receipt of the letter which notified the house that one of his members was under investigation.
“Yes, we received a letter that he is under investigation, I am not aware that he is been taken to Abuja or not,” Ojo stated.
The spokesman of the state police command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, told newsmen in Ibadan said he was not aware of the development.


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