The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt Honourable Olagunju Ojo has confirmed that confirmed that the House Chief Whip. Honourable Akinmoyede is under investigation over the death of Olatoye Sugar.
This is as the Oyo State Police Command sent notification letter to the Oyo Assembly that it has arrested the Chief Whip, Oyo State House of Assembly, Honourable Wasiu Olafisoye Akinmoyede in connection with the gruesome killing of Hon. Temitope Olatoye a.k.a. Sugar who was shot dead during last Saturday’s poll in the state.
According to The Nation, the arrest has brought the number of suspects to two since the dastardly act last Saturday.
The suspect, Honourable Akinmoyede, representing Lagelu state constituency, was alleged to have had a hand in the killing of Honourable Olatoye during the governorship election, The Nation reports.
It was learned that the two politicians have been at loggerheads in Lagelu local government area of the state over the years.
Olatoye represented the constituency in the House of Assembly during 2011-2015 under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) before moving ahead to represent Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency in the House of Representatives and contested for the party’s senatorial ticket but lost to the former Senate leader, Teslim Folarin while Honourable Akinmoyede, who currently represents the same constituency in the state House of Assembly had been chairman of the same local government council before.
Source: The Nation