The Oyo State Police Command has pleaded with relations and members of the public to supply useful information about the identity of suspected killers of Hon. Temitope Olatoye , House of Representatives member for Lagelu/ Akinyele Federal Constituency .
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Olatoye popularly known as “Sugar , ’’ was shot on the head by gunmen during the governorship and State House of Assembly election on Saturday .
He was rushed to the University College Hospital and later died at the Intensive Centre Unit while receiving treatment .
The Oyo State Commissioner of Police , Shina Olukolu, in a statement on Sunday, said investigation has begun and the scene of the crime has been cordoned off .
He said the Deputy Commissioner of Police CIID , Iyaganku , Ibadan , has been directed to lead the team of investigators.
“ Concerted efforts are ongoing to unravel and arrest the suspected killers , in compliance with the directive of the Inspector – General of Police Muhammed Adamu .
“ I seek the cooperation and understanding of the family members who are bereaved and mourning and the support of the public to assist the Police with credible and useful information that will lead to the arrest of the fleeing culprits , ’’ Olukolu said .
Reports gather that Olatoye contested for the Oyo Central Senatorial district on the platform of Action Democratic Party during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly election .