The Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) in Kogi State, Ahmed Usman Ododo, has paid a condolence visit to the family of the female member of the party, Khadijat Yahaya, who was allegedly killed in Koton Karfe by suspected thugs loyal to the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
Ododo who was at Koton Karfe on Tuesday visited the palace of the Ohimege of Koton Karfe, Alh. Abdulrazak Isa Koto, where he expressed sadness over the death of Khadijat.
He described the late Khadijat as a “a woman of peace who was desirous of seeing development in Koton Karfe.”
He vowed to ensure justice for the deceased and her family.
Khadijat joined the APC only about three weeks ago.
Earlier, the Spokesman of the Kogi State APC Campaign Council, Kingsley Fanwo, said the party had earlier suspended all campaign activities in honour of the slain Khadijat.
At the residence of the late Khadijat, Ododo also visited the residence of the slain woman where
expressed shock over death.
He sympathised with the family, saying her death has thrown the entire APC family into mourning.
A leader of the party from the Local Government, Hon. Saliu Akawu, thanked the Governorship candidate for the visit.
Speaking on behalf of the family, Hon. Angulu said the conduct of Ododo showed he is a compassionate leader who will always identify with his people.
Angulu said the late Khadijat was a very peace-loving person whose life was cut short by evil men. (vitalnewsngr.com)