How Hon. Temitope Olatoye Was Killed

Written by Gloria Irabor

Honourable Temitope Olatoye, a.k.a Sugar, who represents Lagelu/Akinleye constituency of Oyo State in the federal House of Representatives, was shot dead by political thugs during the weekend.

Sugar was reportedly coming from his village after casting his vote in the governorship election of Saturday, March 9, when he was ambushed by some political thugs who fired shots indiscriminately at him, with one bullet hitting him in the eye.

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This incident took place in Elesu village, Lalupon, Lagelu, area. Sugar was immediately rushed to the Accident and Emergency ward of the University College Hospital in Ibadan by some of his supporters. He was later taken to the Intensive Care Unit, where doctors fought tooth and nail to save his life.

He passed on at about 7:45pm of the same day.

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Rumours have it that Sugar was deliberately attacked by political thugs of a rival politician in the constituency. Until his death, Sugar was a serving Lawmaker on the platform of the ADP but lost the re-election bid into the House on February 23.

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Gloria Irabor

I love to be engrossed in a world of creativity and I detest injustice. I can analyse almost anything but most of all I try to get better in everything I do.

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