governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s AIDE, Mr Lawrence Ngozi Akpomiemie has been assassinated in Ekpan area of Uvwie local government area.
Recently there have been tensions in Jakpan Junction, Refinery road and Ekpan area of Uvwie LGA in Delta state. Properties and life have been lost to the crisis which some people believe to be politically motivated.
The Aid to the Governor was shot dead in his saloon car in the early hours of today. At press time there was tension in Ekpan area of the local government. A top security source who volunteered comment under the condition of anonymity said security will be stepped up in all flashpoints in the local government.