The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman for Olomo Ward 1 in Ughelli South council area of Delta State, Paul Onomuakpokpo has been reportedly shot dead by suspected assasins.
Onomuakpokpo was killed on Wednesday night, along Ogoni Road near the place of Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom.
He was said to have received several bullets from his assailants as he died on the spot.
Reports say his vehicle, a Toyota Camry also bore bullet marks.
The reason for the cold murder of the victim is not clear as the police has assured that it is investigating the development.
Confirming the development, the state police Commissioner, Hafiz Inuwa said: “it is true. The corpse has been deposited in a morgue. And we are investigating the matter.”