Nigeria’s house of reps member shot in the eye

Olatoye Olatoye
Olatoye Olatoye

A lawmaker representing Akinyele/ Lagelu federal constituency, Hon. Temitope Olatoye has been shot in the eye by some suspected political thugs. The lawmaker has been rushed to the University College Hospital (UCH), according to political associates. Olatoye, lost the election bid to return to the National Assembly two weeks ago.

Though, unconfirmed reports indicate that the lawmaker is dead. Olatoye had last year dumped the ruling APC and joined the Action Democratic Party (ADP) where he ran in the election held on Saturday 23rd February.

He later lost to Senator Teslim Folarin of APC.

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