Buhari mourns Nasarawa APC boss, orders security agencies to end violence

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned killing of Mr Philip Shekwo, Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Nasarawa State, and challenged nation’s security system to “do more” to end violence in the country.

News of Nigeria (NAN) reports that late APC Chairman was abducted by gunmen, who stormed his residence in Lafia Saturday night. gunmen later killed .

A statement by Malam Garba Shehu, President’s Senior Special Assistant Media and Publicity, quoted Buhari as saying that Police would determine it was an assassination or kidnap-related murder.

It quoted Buhari as commending the Inspector of Police, Mr Muhammed Adamu, for sending reinforcement of men and materials to the state.

It further quoted the president as commiserating with the family of the deceased while describing Shekwo as kind and jovial.

”His towards strengthening the party in Nasarawa State not forgotten. May his soul Rest in Peace,” the statement quoted Buhari as saying. (NAN)