Reports reaching New Nigerian desk has it that unknown assassins have allegedly murdered the APC Ward 10 Chairmanship Candidate (Jeremi III) in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State,Mr. Jeremaiah Oghoveta as the ruling All Progressives Congress,APC holds its congress Nationwide.
Details as to how the victim was murdered wasn’t clear at the time of filing this report but a photograph taken indicates that he was shot dead and left to die with serious gunshot injuries.
At the time of filing this report, party members are suspicious of each other as they declined speaking with Our Correspondent while the party is yet to decide whether to go ahead with the congress in the area.
Contacted,the Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer,DSP Andrew Aniamaka confirmed the death of the victim saying he was stabbed to death by an unidentified assailant while the APC Congress was ongoing.
DSP Aniamaka noted that the police is making efforts to apprehend the assailant stressing that he investigation is ongoing into the matter.
According to DSP Aniamaka, “It’s true one Jeremaiah Oghoveta was killed today at Okwagbe Community by an assailant who is also from Okwagbe. He was actually stabbed to death while the APC Congress was on. What’s not clear to us is whether any of the two men were contesting for any positions. That’s what happened”.