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Gunmen Kills Oyo Federal Lawmaker, Temitope ‘Sugar’



Reports reaching LEADERSHIP Online has it that popular Oyo State politician, Hon Temitope Olatoye fondly called ‘Sugar’ by his admirers is dead.

He died at the intensive care unit of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Saturday, evening, following a gunshot wound he sustained after he was shot in the eye by unknown gunmen in Ibadan.
A reliable source at the UCH, Ibadan, had confirmed the incident.

The lawmaker was reported to have sustained gunshot injury this afternoon and was admitted at the emergency unit of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.

Sugar, a member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency from Oyo State, was shot by an unknown gunmen said to be wearing army uniform, who waylaid him on his way back to Ibadan, after casting his ballot at his village.

Reports said the assailant bullets hit Sugar in his eyes and on his rescue by people around, he was rushed to the UCH around 5:00 pm, where he was taken into an emergency unit in critical condition condition.

The lawmaker was elected into the Oyo State House of Assembly in 2011 where he was elected under the platform of the All People’s Congress APC.



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