The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Peter has condemned the killing of the party’s House of Assembly candidate in Imo State, Christopher Eleghu.
In his reaction via his twitter handle, Obi described the murder of Eleghu as a targeted killing. Gunmen kill Labour Party candidate in Imo
“I am deeply disturbed by the evidently targeted killing of the Labour Party State House of Assembly candidate for Onuimo LGA in Imo State, Hon. Christopher Eleghu at his home. His house and cars were reportedly set ablaze,”.
“I condemn these heinous acts in the strongest possible terms. Such acts violate our spirit of security, civility, and the recently signed Peace Accord. Federal and State security agencies must work assiduously to uncover those behind this killing.”
Christopher Eleghu was murdered by gunmen in the early hours of Friday in his home with the attackers burning his vehicle and other properties.
Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibad; editing by Julian Osamoto