Detectives from Force Headquarters, Abuja have made known the arrest of an aide to Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on charges of an assassination attempt.
The suspect identified as Sunday Okoro Ukwejemifo is the special Assistant on Security to Governor Okowa. He is alleged to be complicit in the attempted murder of one Sunny Nwakego, a Sapele businessman.
It was gathered that Ukwejemifor, has been on the police watch list since 2009 for alleged involvement in the kidnapping, arson, unresolved murders and armed robbery. He was arrested alongside six others.
It was alleged Ukwejemifor hired five persons from Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, to kill the businessman.