The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has decried the murder of Nasarawa State Chairman of the party, Mr. Philip Shekwo, who was kidnapped on Saturday night.
Chairman of Ondo State APC, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, described the killing as unforgivable wickedness. He implored security agencies to unmask the heartless murderers.
The party chieftain lamented the ease at which gunmen carry out their nefarious activities, and called for concerted efforts to ensure a more secured society for all Nigerians
According to the Statement issued by the Party’s Publicity Secretary, Mr. Alex Kalejaye, Adetimehin regretted that the Forum of APC State chairmen has been permanently denied Shekwo’s kindness, experience in party politics, and intelligent contributions during party meetings.
While praying for the repose of his soul, Adetimehin encouraged the immediate family of the departed, and Nasarawa State chapter of APC to resort to divine solace at this trying period.
The kidnapped chairman of APC in Nasarawa State, Phillip Shekwo said the body of Shekwo was found dead not far from his house in Lafia, Nasarawa State capital, and has been evacuated to the Dalhatu Araf specialist hospital.
This was confirmed to Channels Television by the Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, on Sunday.
Shekwo was earlier kidnapped in the late hours of Saturday at his residence in Lafia.