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General News of Wednesday, 30 November 2022


Peter Obi reacts to assassination of Labour Party Women Leader

A collage of Victoria Chintex and Peter Obi A collage of Victoria Chintex and Peter Obi

Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) has reacted to the assassination of Victoria Chintex, the party’s Women Leader in Kaura, Kaduna State by suspected assassins.

Chintex who killed on Monday, November 28 after some gunmen stormed her residence. Her husband sustained gunshot wounds to his leg

Peter Obi who commiserated with the family of Chintex says her death is a huge loss to the Labour Party.

He said he would prioritise the war against insecurity if elected, adding that Nigerians must not allow ‘waste of human lives under any guise.’

“I am shocked by the mindless killing of Mrs. Victoria Chintex, the Labour Party’s women leader in Kaura, Kaduna State, by yet to be identified gunmen. Her death is a huge loss to her immediate and extended family, and to our Labour Party. She lives on in our hearts.

“Her killing, and the loss of many innocent lives across the nation to gunmen and terrorists, are the reason why I must prioritize the war against insecurity as my first task in office. We must not allow the waste of human lives in Nigeria under any guise.

“May the soul of Late Mrs. Victoria Chintex rest in perfect peace. My sincere condolence to her family,” the presidential candidate tweeted.

Police authorities in the state are yet to comment on the incident.