A chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta state, Paul Onomuakpokpo, have been killed by some suspected assassins.
Onomuakpokpo who is the chairman of Ward 4 (Olomu Ward 1) in Ughelli South council area was shot dead by the gunmen on Wednesday, January 8.
The Nation reports that the opposition party's chairman was shot along Ogoni Road, near the palace of Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom at about 7 pm on Wednesday.
Sources within the community said the chairman died at the spot from several bullets shots by the assailants.
It was gathered that the gunmen had fired sporadically into the air and ensured that the victim died before leaving the scene of the incident.
Confirming the incident, the commissioner of Police in Delta state, Hafiz Inuwa, said the matter is under investigation.
Inuwa said: "It is true. The corpse has been deposited in a morgue. And we are investigating the matter.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Kogi West chairman for the PDP, Taiwo Kola-Ojo slumped and died on Tuesday, January 7.
Kola-Ojo was said to have died while playing lawn tennis in Kogi state.
A statement by the state's publicity secretary, Bode Ogunmola, on Wednesday, January 8, said Kola-Ojo's death is sudden and shocking.
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