A former secretary of Owan East local government area of Edo State, Hon Mike Ezekiel has been reportedly hacked to death by an unknown gunmen at the ifon-Uzebba road, close to the border between Edo and Ondo states.

Mr Mike Ezekiel , who hails from Ake, was the Secretary to Owan East Local Government Transition Committee between 2010 to 2012 .

The lifeless body riddled with bullets of the former scribe of the Owan East local government has been deposited in the morgue.

The sad incident was revealed through a statement issued by the Hon member representing owan federal constituency, Prof Julius Ihonvbere.

The Press statement which was signed by the senior media aide, Mr Joshua Iraoya said “Hon (Prof) Julius Ihonvbere has expressed sadness, disgust and dejection over the sudden demise of Mr Mike Ezekiel, former Secretary to Owan East Local Government Council who was gruesomely murdered over the weekend along Ifon/Uzebba road”

The news of the death of Ezekiel has left him in so much discomfort and shock. He noted that the brutal murder of the former Owan East Scribe is even more saddening against the backdrop of the fact that his life was cut short in it’s prime in a dastardly manner.”

The lawmaker noted that the lossĀ  has left a huge void in the rank of emerging leaders in Owan Federal Constituency which will be difficult to fill.

Ihonvbere called on security agencies to swing into action in order to unravel the mystery and circumstances surrounding the gruesome murder of the former Owan East Council Secretary and ensure that the perpetrators were brought to book.

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