Alfred Aderibigbe, a medical assistant with a community health center in Ede, Osun State, has been arrested on Tuesday by the Police for allegedly causing the death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke on Sunday.
Sahara Reporters reports that he is currently detained at the State Investigation Bureau of the Nigeria Police in Osogbo.
The Osun State government and the deceased family wanted an autopsy to be carried out to find out the cause of the death and the result showed that the senator died of drug overdose.
Phone call records obtained from his phone confirmed that the Senator called Aderibigbe on many occasions to administer some drugs on him after he complained of pain in his leg.
On Sunday morning, the Senator started complaining that he was feeling unwell and sent for Aderibigbe to give him painkillers intravenously, a double dose of analgesics was administered on the Senator. Shortly after he had a heart attack and was later taken to Biket Hospital where he was pronounced dead.