The presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, has denounced the murder of soldiers by Terrorists in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
No fewer than three soldiers were killed in an attack on the Presidential Guards Brigade in Abuja by terrorists. The attack occurred a day after terrorists threatened to abduct President Muhammadu Buhari and Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
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Reacting, the former governor of Anambra in a tweet while condoling the families of the deceased, urged the government to move quickly to address the national security situation.
He wrote, “I deeply console the families and loved ones of our soldiers killed by terrorists. It’s becoming a regular duty to send such condolences of avoidable deaths. So sad! Our government should please do whatever is necessary to stop these daily flows of tears…PO.”
Daily Trust reports that the Presidential Guards Brigade is responsible for protecting the President of Nigeria.