Election Tragedy: Oyo House Of Reps Member, Olatoye Sugar Shot Dead

An Action Democratic Party, ADP, Senatorial candidate in Oyo state Central,, Hon Temitope Olatoye Sugar who was shot Saturday afternoon has been confirmed dead in the University College Hospital in Ibadan, the capital city of the state.

Olatoye was shot by suspected thugs in Elesu village in Ward 13, Lalupon, Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo State, on Saturday evening.

The lawmaker, who is a member of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), had contested in the February 23, 2019 national assembly poll for the Oyo State senatorial district seat, but lost to Teslim Folarin of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

A source at the hospital confirmed that the politician, who was rushed into the hospital’s Emergency Section around 5pm and was being attended to in the Resuscitating Room was later moved to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where he was being operated upon before he died.

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