Report reaching Eye9ja as at Thursday suggests that some unknown gunmen have in their numbers assassinated the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Olomu Ward 1 in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, Paul Onomuakpokpo.
Eye9ja reports that the Delta PDP Chairman was assassinated at about 7 pm on Wednesday night, January 8, after the suspected killers, reportedly laid ambush along the Ogoni-Olomu road, intercepted the party Chieftain before the Owhrode’s palace and shot him severally till he died.
This online news platform also learned that the gunmen also riddled the car he was driving in with bullets and ensured he died before they escaped while shooting sporadically to wade off probable resistance.
Meanwhile, it was, however, not clear at the time of filing this report, if the murder was politically motivated or otherwise as the police were yet to make any official statement about the murder.
The assassination of the PDP Chairman in Delta state comes in less than 24 hours this online news platform reported that the PDP Chairman in Kogi west slumped and died.
The Kogi’s PDP Chairman was reported to have slumped and died while playing lawn tennis.