How Victoria Chintex LP LGA Leader Was Killed In Kaduna
Victoria Chintex, the female leader of the Labour Party, (LP), in Laura LGA of kaduna State, was reportedly shot dead by gunmen who broke into her home.
In a statement released yesterday, Edward Buju, the LP’s publicity secretary for the Southern Kaduna senatorial zone, announced the development.
Her husband is currently being treated at a hospital after allegedly suffering gunshot wounds as well.
“The Southern Kaduna (Zone 3) Labour Party commiserates with the party chairman and his exco in Kaura Local Government Area, over the untimely demise of our mother and sister, Mrs. Victoria Chintex, woman leader, Kaura Local Government Area, who was killed yesterday (Monday) by gunmen in her residence in Kaura,” the statement read.
Buju, who described the deceased as “industrious, hard-working and a dedicated party leader,” urged LP members at all levels in the state to pray for the repose of her soul.
Buju said: “More so, as we await the burial plans by the family, the Zone 3 Labour Party will make support to her family.
“On behalf of our presidential candidate, Peter Obi; our gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna State, Jonathan Asake; the party senatorial candidate for Southern Kaduna zone, Mike Auta, we call on the people of Kaura LGA, to be law-abiding as vengeance is of the Lord.”
When reached for comments on the development, Mohammed Jalige, a spokesperson for the Kaduna police command, remained silent.