The Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate Peter Obi has condemned the killing of the party’s House of Assembly candidate in Imo State Christopher Eleghu by gunmen in the early hours of Friday in his home Onuimo LGA in Imo State.
The attackers also burnt his vehicle and other properties.
In a tweet, Obi described his murder “targeted killing” which he says violates the spirit of civility.
“I am deeply disturbed by the evidently targeted killing of the Labour Party State House of Assembly candidate for Onuimo LGA in Imo State, Hon. Christopher Eleghu at his home. His house and cars were reportedly set ablaze,” he tweeted late Friday.
“I condemn these heinous acts in the strongest possible terms. Such acts violate our spirit of security, civility, and the recently signed Peace Accord. Federal and State security agencies must work assiduously to uncover those behind this killing.”