House of Representatives member representing Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency of Oyo State, Hon Temitoye Olatoye Sugar is dead
He died this evening at the intensive care of the University College Hospital Ibadan where he was receiving treatment after he was shot by unknown gunmen in the afternoon.
He was confirmed dead by the Head of Public Relations of the hospital, Mr Toye Akinrinlola, at 8:20 pm.
The lawmaker was shot in the eye in Lalupon area of Lagelu Local Government and rushed to the UCH for treatment.
The Force Public Relations Officer (PRO) Frank Mba, disclosed on a live interview on TVC that Sugar’s convoy was attacked by some gunmen at about 6:30 pm in Lalupon.
Sugar was the Action Democratic Party(ADP) senatorial candidate for Oyo Central in the February 23 National Assembly election.