President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered manhunt for killers of the Labour Party (LP) senatorial candidate for Enugu East Oyibo Chukwu.
The president, in a statement issued yesterday by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, directed security agencies to track down the culprits of the “heinous crime.”
He said the perpetrators of the act in Awkunanaw, Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu State, had no respect for human life and dignity.
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Buhari, who said the perpetrators deserved the wrath of natural and divine justice, affirmed his commitment to an election devoid of violence and rancour.
He reminded all political actors that the choice of the electorate would count, and urged all eligible Nigerians to boldly exercise their civic rights without any fear of intimidation.