Comrade Okiemute Sowho, the Special Assistant on Youth development to Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has been shot dead by suspected assassins in Sapele.
The 40-year-old politician, who assumed office last year, was shot dead around 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, near a popular hotel along Akintola road close to the Adeniyi end of the town.
The deceased had gone to check a building in the vicinity when the assailants surfaced from nowhere and opened fire on him, before speeding away.
Sowho was said to have rushed to a private hospital where doctors confirmed him dead on arrival. His remains have been deposited in the mortuary.
KanyiDaily had also reported how a policeman was killed when gunmen attacked the home of Bayelsa State former governor, Seriake Dickson.
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