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JUST IN: ‘Their sacrifice will never be forgotten’ – LP Peter Obi demands justice for soldiers killed in Aba

The 2023 Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has called for a thorough investigation into the killing of soldiers in Abia, Abia State, during the sit-at-home order...READ THE FULL STORY HERE▶▶▶

Obi said Nigerians must not stand aloof while the country is torn apart by violence and fear.

On Thursday, IPOB had declared sit-at-home to remember those killed during the Biafra civil war.

During the sit-at-home, some unknown gunmen killed five soldiers in Aba, Abia State.

The incident took place at Obikabia Junction checkpoint, in Obingwa Local Government Area.

Reacting, Obi described the killing of the soldiers as appalling and a dastard act.

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

“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.

“Their sacrifice will never be forgotten, and we owe it to them to demand accountability and justice.

“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.”

The former Anambra State governor vowed to continue pushing to ensure a better future.

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