The Special Assistant to Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Youth development, Comrade Okiemute Sowho has been shot dead by suspected assassins in Sapele.
According to reports, the 40-year-old politician was shot dead around 6 p.m. on Saturday evening 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.
He was confirmed dead at the hospital where he was rushed to by sympathizers before his remains were deposited in the mortuary.
The late Sowho assumed office last year.