Soldiers Killed in Aba: Peter Obi Calls for Decisive Action, Thorough Investigation

0
Peter Obi
Advertisement

Aba, Abia State – In response to the recent killing of five soldiers in Abia State, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate in the February 2023 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has condemned the attack and called for decisive action and thorough investigation.

Expressing his grief via his X Platform, Obi stated, “Continued brutality and bloodshed in our nation must be met with swift and decisive action, not empty words and hollow promises.” He mourned the soldiers and extended his condolences to their families and the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti.

“I am appalled and saddened by the attack on our brave soldiers in Abia State yesterday, resulting in the death of five soldiers.

Advertisement

Breaking: Soldiers Lay Siege to Aba Amid Rising Tensions, See Details

This dastardly act remains condemnable as it is a stark reminder of the escalating insecurity and violence that has continued to plague our nation under our collective watch. My heart goes out in solidarity and sincere condolences to my dear brother, Dr. Alex Otti, Governor of Abia State, and the good people of the state,” Obi said.

He emphasized the need for accountability and justice, asserting that the nation has failed in its duty to protect its citizens and security personnel. Obi’s statement highlighted the critical need for immediate and thorough investigation to identify and punish those responsible for the attack.

Advertisement

Gov Alex Otti Places N25m Bounty on Killers of Soldiers in Abia

“Our failure as a nation to protect our citizens and security personnel is a clear dereliction of duty and sign of deficiency of the Nigerian state. The continued brutality and bloodshed in our nation must be met with swift and decisive action, not empty words and hollow promises. I condemn this atrocity in strong terms, and demand an immediate and thorough investigation into this crime in order to identify and punish the culprits. We must not stand idly by while our nation is torn apart by violence and fear,” he added.

Labour Announces Indefinite Strike as Tinubu Insists on N60,000 Minimum Wage

Obi reaffirmed his commitment to advocating for a better future where the safety and value of citizens and security forces are prioritized, calling for concerted efforts to address the underlying issues of insecurity in the country.

Advertisement

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here