Unknown gunmen kill Kaduna LP women leader

An official of the Labour Party (LP) in Kaura axis of Kaduna State has been shot dead by unknown gunmen Monday night.

Mrs Victoria Chintex, who leads women of the LP, was reportedly trailed to her residence and shot dead while her husband, who narrowly escaped, sustained gunshots injuries from the assailants.

While the police spokesman in the state, Mohammad Jalige, was unreachable as at press time, Edward Simon Buju, the publicity secretary of the opposition party confirmed the incident.

Mr Buju while briefing journalists on Tuesday described the deceased as an industrious, hardworking and dedicated woman who died at a time the Party and the country needed her most.