A former chairman of the Dekina Local Government Area in Kogi State, Adejo Akowe, is dead.
He died four days after being shot by suspected assassins.
The former council boss was reportedly hospitalised after he was hit by gunshots somewhere in Ayingba.
Akowe gave up the ghost Saturday morning at the National Hospital Abuja, where he was later taken to for better medical attention.
There was an earlier attempt on Akowe’s life on the eve of the 2015 Kogi State governorship election.
He was shot by gunmen on the 9th of October after he returned from the APC primary elections which affirmed the candidature of Prince Ishag as the party’s flag bearer. He was shot around Anyigba after he went to Domibite to eat.
He was immediately rushed to Maria Gorretti Hospital, Anyigba and later to Specialist Hospital, Lokoja before being finally moved to the National Hospital, Abuja.
Sadly, Akowe gave up the ghost in the wee hours of Saturday, October 17 at the said National Hospital.