The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Honourable Wasiu Olafisoye Akinmoyede has been arrested by the Oyo state police command in connection with the assassination of senatorial candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Honourable Temitope Olatoye, a.k.a Sugar last Saturday during the governorship election in the state.
Honourable Akinmoyede, who represents Lagelu state constituency, was alleged to have had a hand in the killing of Honourable Olatoye during the governorship election.
It was gathered that Lafioye and the slain lawmaker have been political rivals in Lagelu local government area of the state over the years.
The lawmaker, investigation gathered was fingered in the death of Olatoye to his gang following unrepentant rivalry between the two figures in the constituency.
According to sources, Honourable Akinmoyede was arrested on Tuesday night and taken to Abuja for prosecution according to the law.