Less than a few days before the 2023 election, the Labour Party senatorial candidate for Enugu East Senatorial zone, Barrister Oyibo Chukwu, was shot dead.
Reacting to his death, the Labour Party's presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi took to his verified social media account, Twitter, to express his grievances about the death of Oyibo Chukwu.
He tweeted, "I strongly condemn the killing of Barr Chukwu in all its entirety. Human lives must remain precious, irrespective of political affiliation. The mindless bloodletting that occurs in the nation is beyond depressing. We must not continue to toe this dangerous path."
He further stated that, "Enough of the killings, now is time for healing. I sincerely condole with the bereaved family, the Enugu East Senatorial Zone and our dear Labour Party family, for this painful loss. I call on the law enforcement agents to fish out and bring to book the perpetrators of this crime, and ensure that Nigerians freely exercise their civic duties without intimidation. -PO"
However, tweeters have taken to his comments box to react to the death of the Labour Party Senatorial candidate, Barrister Oyibo Chukwu. See some of the screenshots below.
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