The Special Assistant to Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Youth development, Comrade Okiemute Sowho has been killed by suspected assassins in Sapele.
40-year-old Sowho was shot dead around 6 p.m. on Saturday evening February 20, 2021 near a popular hotel along Akintola road close to the Adeniyi end of the town.
According to reports, 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 rushed to a private hospital in the area where the doctors confirmed him dead on arrival before his remains were deposited in the mortuary.
Last year Sowho was appointed the Special Assistant to the Governor on youth development, a position he held until his death.