Peter Obi Expresses Shock Over Killing of Labour Party's Women Leader, Exposes His Next Line of Action

Peter Obi Expresses Shock Over Killing of Labour Party's Women Leader, Exposes His Next Line of Action

  • Peter Obi has condemned the killing of the Labour Party's women leader in Kaduna state by some unknown gunmen
  • The Labour Party's flag bearer said the killing of Victoria Chintex and other Nigerians is the major reason security of the country must be taken seriously
  • According to Obi, he will ensure that he prioritises tackling the insecurity ravbaging Nigeria once he is elected president in 2023

The 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour party, Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the killing of the party's women leader in Kaduna state, Victoria Chintex.

In a series of tweets made on Tuesday, November 29, Obi described Chintex's murder by some yet-to-identified gunmen as mindless.

Peter Obi, Victoria Chintex, Kaduna, Labour Party, women leader
The killing of Victoria Chintex has been described as mindless by Peter Obi. Photo: Peter Obi, Kenneth Okonkwo
Source: Twitter

He also described her death as a huge loss to her immediate and extended family as well as members of the Labour Party.

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His words:

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"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."

Need to up the game in tackling insecurity in Nigeria

In addition, Obi called for prioritising the war against insecurity which he described as his first task once he becomes president in 2023.

He said:

"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 the office.
"We must not allow the waste of human lives in Nigeria under any guise."

Peter Obi assures Nigerians of sound mental health ahead of 2023 presidential election

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Peter Obi on Tuesday, November 22, assured Nigerians that he is in the right state of mental health to serve as president of the country.

The former governor of Anambra state urged citizens especially eligible voters to ensure that they vote for a candidate with competence.

According to Obi, Nigeria can only be pulled out of poverty once criminality, banditry and terrorism are all reduced to the barest minimum.

Peter Obi makes top-tier promise to Soludo despite governor's outrage

Governor Charles Soludo might be getting the opportunity to work at the presidency should Peter Obi win the 2023 presidential election.

This disclosure was made by Peter Obi, the Labour Party's 2023 presidential candidate at a meeting with the Nigerian Guild of Editors on Monday, November 21.

Obi noted that Professor Charles Soludo obviously has the key to ending most of Nigeria's challenges.


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