The women leader of the Labour Party (LP) in the Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna state, Victoria Chintex has been killed by unknown gunmen who invaded her residence on Monday.
Her husband was also shot in the leg by the assailant’s who stormed their house in Kaura.
Edward Buju, Publicity Secretary of the LP in the Southern Kaduna senatorial zone confirmed the killing in a statement.
“The Southern Kaduna (Zone 3) Labour Party commiserates with the party chairman and his excos in Kaura local government area, over the untimely demise of our mother and sister, Mrs Victoria Chintex, woman leader, Kaura local government who was killed yesterday (Monday) by some unknown gunmen in her residence in Kaura,” the statement read.
“More so, as we await the burial plans by the family, the Zone 3 Labour Party will make support to (sic) 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.”