UN condemns the killing of Kogi PDP woman leader

Tue Nov 26th, 2019 - Abuja (FCT)

The United Nation has condemned the gruesome killing of Mrs Salome Achejuh Abu, Woman Leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Wada/Aro campaign council, in the recent gubernatorial election in Kogi State.

Mrs Abu was set ablaze on November 18 in her husband’s house at Ochadamu in Ofu Local Government Area of the state by suspected political thugs during the violence that erupted after the Kogi State governorship election’s result was released on November 18.

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed who reacted to the development in Abuja while briefing State House correspondents on Tuesday after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, said the issue came up during her meeting with the President alongside other gender-based violence in the country.




source: Guardian