Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has expressed shock and sadness over the killing of a couple on their farmland in Afikpo North local government.
The governor during a condolence visit to the deceased family in Amuzu Nkpoghoro, Afikpo, ordered a probe into the circumstances that led to the death of the couple.
Mr Oko Onya and Ngozi Onya were killed on Thursday but their bodies were found on Friday by youths on a search party.
Governor Umahi was represented at the condolence visit by the mayor of Afikpo North Local Government Area, Obiageri Oko Enyim.
The mayor assure the family of her resolve to see to the upkeep of the couple’s children.