Michael Adedeji,A member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly,died in the early hours of Monday following gunshot wounds sustained in the head on Friday, October 26, 2018.
The lawmaker who is said to be representing Ekiti Southwest Constituency II in the House of Assembly was shot by unknown gunmen while travelling to Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The Police Spokesperson, Caleb Ikechukwu, said that the shooting was masterminded by a politician who conspired with a Policeman to carry out the act.
The suspect has been arrested.
Reacting to the death of the lawmaker, the Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, described the lawmaker’s death as unfortunate. He said investigations are on-going to bring the perpetrators to justice.