President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a thorough and expeditious investigation into the killing of Madam Achejuh Abuh, Woman Leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Wada/Aro campaign council, Kogi state.
Okay.ng understands that Abuh was killed by some suspected political thugs at her residence on Monday after the Governorship election in the state.
The thugs stormed her house around 2.00 p.m., surrounded it, and poured petrol on the building before setting it on fire.
In reaction to the incident, President Buhari in a statement issued on Sunday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, decried whatever could spur anyone to take the life of another human being, particularly a woman, who was burnt to death in her home in the most gruesome manner.
He said, “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 behaviour, which should not be accepted in a decent society.”
President Buhari also sympathized with the family of the deceased, vowing that the law would catch up with the malefactors, and justice would be done.
“Such evildoers must be brought to justice, irrespective of whatever allegiances they hold,” the President added.