Chief Whip of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Wasiu Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has been arrested by the Police, in Oyo state over the murder of a senatorial candidate, Hon. Temitope Olatoye a.k.a. Sugar.
Akinmoyede’s arrest brought the number of those held to two.
While the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, a Superintendent of Police (SP), said he was not aware of the development.
The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Olagunju Ojo, confirmed the arrest said the House was notified through a letter.
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 aware whether he has been taken to Abuja or not.”
Olatoye, the lawmaker who represented Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency in the lower chamber of the National Assembly was attacked by gunmen in his residence and subsequently died from the injuries inflicted on him.