The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Rural Development, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu, has expressed deep sadness over the death of a member of the committee, Hon. Temitope Olatoye (a.k a Sugar).
Olatoye, who represented Lagelu/ Akinleye Federal Constituency in Oyo State, was killed by unknown persons on his way back from casting his vote on Saturday, March 9.
In his tribute, Adebutu described the deceased lawmaker as a patriot who made fruitful contributions to legislative reforms in Nigeria.
According to him, “Hon. Olatoye was a vibrant member of the House Committee on Rural Development who understood the intricacies of rural development in Nigeria and strived to see reforms introduced to rural communities across the country.”
He added that Olatoye will be sadly missed and prayed for the repose of his soul.