By HILARY AKALUGWU
NSUKKA- Amb Ejike Eze, Enugu North Senatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed shock over the murder of Mr Lucky Idoko, the APC Youth Leader in Igboeze-South Local Government Area, of Enugu State.
Eze, in a statement issued in Nsukka on Monday and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said Idoko’s death was a huge blow to the party in the state.
He urged security agencies in the state especially the police to do everything humanly possible to fish out and prosecute perpetrators of that henious act.
“I condemn in strong terms, the callous murder of Idoko, the Youth Leader of APC in Igboeze South LGA on Oct. 8 by gunmen.
“The security agencies should do everything humanly possible to ensure that perpetrators of that henious and distardly act are arrested and prosecuted
“This act is condemnable in its entirety. Nothing can ever justify this cowardly and brutal behaviour.
“I am devastated; I am yet to recover from the psychological shock of gruesome murder of Idoko on Saturday,” he said.
According to Eze, those who cut their brothers in their prime should also meet similar fate sooner than later.
The senatorial candidate, urged members of the APC in the district and especially in Igboeze-South to remain calm, peaceful, law abiding and prayerful.
“May the merciful God that we serve, grant Idoko eternal rest, till we meet on the resurrection morning,” the statement added.
It would be recalled that, Idoko was shot dead in his hometown Unadu on Saturday by gunmen while going about his normal business.
Mr Daniel Ndukwe, the Enugu State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) had confirmed the killing of Idoko by suspected gunmen, in a statement issued on Sunday.
Ndukwe said that the command had already launched investigation to identify those behind the act.
“Further development will be communicated to the public,” Ndukwe said. (NAN)