A member of the House of Representatives, Temitope Olatoye, popularly called Sugar, has been killed in the violence that characterised yesterday’s elections.
A serving House of Representatives member in Oyo State, representing Akinyele/Lagelu Federal Constituency, Hon. Temitope Olatoye was reported to have been shot dead by unknown gunmen.
Olatoye, popularly known as ‘Sugar’ Sunday Vanguard learnt from a reliable source was shot in the eye at Iyana-Agbala area of Ibadan on Saturday by unknown gunmen believed to be sent by his political rival known as Hon. Adigun Ahmed popularly known as “Murphy.”
It was reveled to Sunday Vanguard that before the incident, trouble had earlier ensued between the groups loyal to the duo, which finally led to the unslaught of the serving reps member.
Confirming the incident, his younger brother, Oladotun disclosed that the Sugar was was truly shot and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital. But, investigation later revealed that he was rushed to the University College Hospital(UCH), Ibadan and died a few hours later following injuries he sustained from the gunshot.
His death report was confirmed by the Public Relations Unit of the UCH, Ibadan.