Rep. Raphael Oloye Nomiye, who was 50 years , was until his death representing Ondo, Ilaje, Ese Odo in Ondo State under the stage of the Labour Party.
The lawmaker was said to have passed away shortly after an affar with the banker (names withheld).
The spokesperson of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police order, Hyelhira Altine Daniel, verified the occurrence, saying the command was still investigating the cause of the legislator’s death.
It was gathered from the deceased’s house at Second Avenue in Gwarinpa, neighbours and witnesses said the banker, who managed his accounts, was said to have hurried down for the one-storey construction to announce the policemen on guard at the house that “oga just dropped down and is vomiting blood.”
They said when the policemen entered into his room up the stairs, they found him laying on the floor with a towel around his waist, while he bled from the mouth. He was then rapidly taken to a personal clinic on 3rd Avenue in his official Toyota Camry 2012 car with Registration Number 148B Rep.
It was farther learnt that doctors at clinic turned him down, saying it was a “serious” matter, following which he was then hurried to the nNational hospital, Abuja, where he was eventually confirmed dead.
Police revealed that the banker, who is now in police custody at the Gwarinpa policeman partition, had earlier denied having sexual activity with the lawmaker before his death. But she was said to have changed her declaration after doctors at the nationwide Hospital conducted a written test on corpse, which confirmed that the deceased had slept with a woman shortly before his demise.
The sources said after the test, the banker admitted to interrogators that she had actually slept with the deceased and had helped him to clean up, following which he went into the bathing room, where he abruptly dropped and began to vomit blood. policeman examiners who inspected the lawmaker’s house had did well in retrieving some pieces, encompassing a container of water, which the deceased lawmaker had drank from some tissue papers and the apparel the deceased had worn earlier in the day,
Information gathered from the banker’s personal house established at Kado land in Abuja, two of her expert associates, who spoke on the status of anonymity, said the banker and Raphael had been friends. They, however, refuted information of the lawmaker’s death.
An investigation furthermore disclosed that the late lawmaker's wife and young kids were not living with him in Abuja.
As at press time, there was no authorized statement from his family or the House, but a lawmaker in the lower chamber confirmed the lawmaker’s demise. He added, however, that the House would make an official statement until it received formal notification from Nomiye’s family.
“I heard of his death, but we’re yet to get any authorized declaration from his family or any medical practitioner. The House will make an official statement when it finally receives confirmation from his family,” said the source.
When communicated, the Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives managing group on Media and promotion, Victor Ogene, said he was yet to get an authorized confirmation of the death and, as such, wouldn’t commentaryary on it.