The women leader of Labour Party (LP), Victoria Chintex has been shot dead by suspected gunmen in her residence in Laura of Laura local government area of Kaduna State on Monday.
Penpushing reports that, Publicly Secretary of the party in the southern Kaduna zone, Edward Buju, made this known in a statement on Tuesday, adding that deceased’s husband also sustained gunshot injuries and is currently receiving treatment at a medical facility, as at the time of filing this report.
“The Southern Kaduna (Zone 3) Labour Party commiserates with the party chairman and his executives 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 some unknown gunmen in her residence in Kaura,” the statement reads.
Penpushing further reports that,Buju in the statement pointed out that the late woman politician was an industrious, hard working and a dedicated party leader,and urged Labour Party(LP) members at all levels in the state to pray for the repose of her soul.
“More so, as we await the burial plans by the family, the Zone 3 Labour Party will support 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”, statement added
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