President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the gruesome murder of Kogi PDP women’s leader during last Saturday governorship election in the state. The president on Sunday 24th November asked for thorough investigation of the murder of Achejuh Abuh.The president in a statement signed by his publicity aide, Femi Adeshina, said the perpetrators must be made to face the the wrath of the law.
While sympathising with the family of the victim, Buhari said the nothing is worth the loss of a life and people must learn to act responsibly.
“President Buhari charges all security agencies involved in the investigation to do a thorough and expeditious job on the matter, so that justice could be served without fear or favor.
“Such evildoers must be brought to justice, irrespective of whatever allegiances they hold,” the president said.
While speaking to newsmen on Sunday 24th November, President Buhari emphasized the need for everyone to conduct themselves in a responsible manner during election and that no life is worth taking during such exercise under whatever reason.
“We must learn to behave decently, whether during elections or at other times. No life should be taken wantonly under any guise, and the fact that this reprehensible act occurred two days after voting shows primitive behavior, which should not be accepted in a decent society,” he said.
Another part of the statement also described the act as “pure criminality and bestiality” as the president condoles with the family of the deceased.
“He sympathizes with the family of the deceased, vowing that the law would catch up with the malefactors, and justice would be done.
ROUNDNEWS24 gathered that the woman was burnt alive in her home by alleged thugs celebrating the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state’s governorship election.
It was reported on Monday, November 18 afternoon, shortly after the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the candidate of APC, Governor Yahaya Bello , had been re-elected for a second term that a group of APC supporters has set the women leader of the PDP ablaze in her her.