Peter Obi condemns the killing of Anambra Lawmaker, others

Peter Obi condemns the killing of Anambra Lawmaker, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) hopeful presidential aspirant, Peter Obi has condemned the gruesome murdered of Anambra lawmaker representing Soludo’s constituency, Okechukwu Okoye and the killings of Harira and her three daughters by unkIPOB/ESN gunmen.

Recall that Okoye, a lawmaker representing Soludo’s constituency in Anambra state was kidnapped by suspected IPOB/ESN gunmen and later beheaded while his head was displayed at Chisco motor park.

While condemning the gory incident in a statement obtained by Akewusolaf Blog, he stated that “our communities are crumbling before us.”

“I am highly disturbed by the increasing horrific killings in southeastern Nigeria, especially the recent beheading of a State legislator and the callous murder of a pregnant woman and her four children in Anambra State.” Peter Obi said


“These violent and abhorrent killings are damnable and unacceptable! Our communities are crumbling before us, and our humanity is being diminished.”

“I send my deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and urge all stakeholders, including affected communities, security agencies, traditional rulers and government at all levels, to work collectively to restore the peace that once reigned.”

“Families of the deceased deserve justice, and that can only be served when the perpetrators of these wicked acts are arrested and made to face the full wrath of the law. I indeed count on our security agencies to deliver on this and other aspects of the rule of law.”

“Nothing can be achieved with festering insecurity. Diametric security remains the bedrock of peaceful nations and thriving democracies. As we advance, proactive security will be crucial in regaining control of our communities.”

“Government, for its part, must meet its responsibility to protect its citizens. -PO”

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