Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has ordered an immediate investigation into the death of a woman and her daughter in Warri on Wednesday.
In a statement on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the governor decried the incident and charged police authorities in the state to commence an urgent and accelerated investigation into the circumstances surrounding the losses.
According to him, the sad news of the death of a woman and her daughter in a rather bizarre circumstance in Warri on Wednesday is quite unfortunate and disheartening.
Okowa condoled with the deceased’s family on the loss of their loved ones and assured that everyone involved in the processes that led to the incident would be brought to book.
He called on Deltans, especially the people of Warri to remain calm and law-abiding, and allow the government and law enforcement agencies to take necessary steps to address the situation.
The governor also charged the police to ensure that law and order prevailed in the area.