Police in Oyo State have arrested the Chief Whip of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Wasiu Olafisoye Akinmoyede, in connection with the murder of House of Representatives member representing Akinyele /Lagelu Federal Constituency, Hon. Temitope Olatoye Sugar.
Akinmoyede’s was confirmed by the Speaker of the House, Olagunju Ojo, who said the House was notified through a letter.
Ojo said he is aware that Aknmoyede is under investigation but could not confirm if he was taken to Abuja as some reports said.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, a Superintendent of Police (SP), said he was not aware of the development.
Akinmoyede’s arrest makes the number of those arrested two.
Akinmoyede represents Lagelu state constituency in the House of Assembly and there are reports of a bitter rivalry between him and the deceased.