The All Progressives Congress, APC, has issued a statement on the murder of Mr. Philip Shekwo, the chairman of the Nasarrawa chapter of the Party.
The party, in a statement on Sunday, signed by its national publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena, APC express sadness at the development and called on the Nigerian police to fish out his killers.
“The All Progressives Congress (APC) urges the Police and other relevant security services to fish out the killers of the Party’s Nasarawa State Chairman, Mr. Philip Shekwo who was reportedly abducted from his residence in Lafia, the state capital, on Saturday night and found dead on Sunday.”
“This is a dark day for the APC family.”
“The APC condoles with the late Shekwo’s immediate family, the Governor of Nasarawa State, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, the State Working Committee, and our supporters and members over this shocking killing. We pray the Almighty God grants all that grieves the strength to bear this loss and also grant the late Shekwo eternal rest.”
“We urge a thorough investigation by the police and another relevant security service to quickly fish out the sponsors and perpetrators of this evil, heinous and barbaric crime and made to face the full weight of the law.” the statement read.