The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the death of the party’s Kaduna women leader, Mrs Victoria Chintex, who was assassinated by gunmen on Monday night.
Obi while expressing his condolence noted that the killing of the woman and many other innocent Nigerians is the reason why he will prioritise war against insecurity as his first task in office if elected as president in 2023
However, Obi who took to his official social media handles on Tuesday evening to mourn the death of the woman leader said, “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.
“May the soul of the late Mrs. Victoria Chintex rest in perfect peace. My sincere condolence to her family.”
Speaking further, the LP presidential candidate, said, “Her killing, and the loss of many innocent lives across the nation to gunmen and terrorists, are the reason why I must prioritise the war against insecurity as my first task in the office.
“We must not allow the waste of human lives in Nigeria under any guise,” he maintained.