Supected gunmen have reportedly killed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s Special Adviser on Investments, Sunday Ozege, along the Benin bypass road in Edo State.
The incident took place on Tuesday when the deceased was said to be returning to Asaba, the Delta State capital from Benin.
Okowa, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, confirmed the development on Wednesday.
The governor who described the late Ozege who hailed from Ogume community in Ndokwa West Council Area of the state as a hard working aide noted that his death was a big blow to his administration.
Okowa stated that the deceased served at various times in different committees, saying that he was a strong pillar of support to his administration until his death.