A medical practitioner identified simply as Dr. Ade, who treated Senator Isiaka Adeleke, when he complained of leg pain early Sunday morning has been arrested by the police.
One of his aides made the confirmation to newsmen. He said the doctor was arrested on Monday for interrogation, following the report that Adeleke died as a result of an overdose of medications he administered on him.
This is as the report of the post mortem is being awaited.
Many believe that the late politician was poisoned, insisting he was hale and hearty on Saturday at the social functions he attended.
Adeleke was said to have received guests until around 2:00am on Sunday before he slept.
Adeleke died on Sunday and was buried on Monday according to Islamic rites.