Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed sadness over the death Okiemute Sowho, who was killed by unknown gunmen in Sapele on Saturday.
Mr. Sowho was until his untimely death, a Senior Special Assistant on Youth Development to the Governor.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the Governor directed Police authorities in the state to immediately commence thorough investigation into the incident with a view to bringing his assailants to book.
He urged security operatives not to leave any stone unturned in unraveling the circumstances surrounding the dastardly act.
He stated that the death of Mr. Sowho was quite painful as he was a politician, who was a strong pillar of support in youth mobilization, especially in Sapele area.