The Vice Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP South-South, Dr Steve Oru has been attacked by unknown gunmen along Agbarho –Ughelli Express way in Delta State.
It was learnt that Dr Oru was attacked on his back from Warri to Ughelli, his home town after attending a function on Saturday.
A close family member who confirmed the incident, said the PDP chieftain who is presently receiving treatment after sustaining bullet wounds, is in stable condition in an undisclosed hospital in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Famous Ajieh who confirmed the incident, said a police orderly, Ofor Joseph attached to Dr Oru was shot dead and his AK 47 Rifle was taking away by the hoodlums during attack.
The police spokesman said the body of the late police man has been deposited at Ughelli General Hospital morgue.