President Buhari has reacted to the assassination of the Nasarawa APC President.
Nigeria online news reports that President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday lamented the assassination of Philip Shekwo, president of the Nasarawa State Congress of All Progressives (APC), who said the nation’s security system must do more to end the incidents of violence in the country.
This online news outlet reported that the president welcomed the decision of the Inspector General of Police to send reinforcements of men and materials to the state.
The late APC president was shot twice, leading to his death. A police investigation is expected to determine whether it is a murder or a kidnapping-related murder.
In his reaction to the tragic incident, President Buhari, while commiserating with the family of the deceased, said:
“I strongly condemn the murder of Philip Shekwo. He was friendly and jovial. His contribution to strengthening the party in Nasarawa state will not be forgotten. May his soul rest in peace.”