Abuja – The lawmaker representing Orelope constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Gideon Aremu has reportedly been assassinated.
According to The Cable, Aremu was killed by gunmen, who followed him to his residence in the Egbeda local government area of the state before shooting him dead.
Aremu was the only opposition lawmaker in the constituency, the report said, adding that the rest were for the ruling All Progressives Party (APC).
A Punch report said the gunmen followed him using a motorcycle before killing him in front of his house.
Investigation into the incident was ongoing, police said.
- News24 Nigeria