According to reports, the assailants broke into her home on Monday and shot her dead while inflicting injuries on her husband.
A statement from the party confirming the incident is provided below;
The statement reads, “The Southern Kaduna(Zone 3) Labour party family, Commiserate with the Chairman and exco’s of Kaura local government Labour party over the untimely demise of our Mother, Sister Mrs. Victoria Chintex, Woman leader, Kaura local government who is sad event took place yesterday by some unknown gun men in her resident in Kaura.”
“It saddens our hearts that such a dedicated, hardworking, and industrious woman leader was killed when the families of the Labour party from the local government, Zonal, and the state needed her most at this crucial time that Nigerians are searching for a new Nigeria through Labour party,” the statement reads.
Similar to the Zonal leadership of the Labour Party in Zone 3, which is currently grieving, we are pleading with all Labour Party members from all voting units, wards, local governments, Zonal, states, and the nation to join us in prayer at this crucial time.
The Zone 3 Labour party will make herself available and offer her support to our member, whose time was cut short to sympathise with the people of Kaura local government, Labour party, and the entire family she left behind. This is especially true as we await the family’s plans for the funeral.
“On behalf of our Labour party Presidential Candidate, H.E. Peter Obi, our Labour Party Kaduna State Governorship Candidate, Hon. Jonathan Asake, and the Labour Party Zone 3 Senatorial Candidate, Engr. Dr. Mike Ayuba Auta, we call on the people of Kaura local government Party faithful, to be law-abiding as vengeance is of the lord. Please accept our condolences as we offer the family our prayers.