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PDP women hit Abuja streets to protest killing of Kogi women leader

Some women under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday, December 4, took to the streets of Abuja, Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory to protest the killing of a PDP women leader in Kogi state.

The women under the aegis of PDP women in their chants said they were protesting the killing of Salome Abuh, in the wake of the November 16, governorship and Senatorial election in Kogi state.

According to the protesting women, Nigerians cannot continue to live in fear anything there is an election.

They also called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to ensure that the killers of Abuh are prosecuted and justice served.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Abuh was said to have been allegedly killed by some thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state.

Abuh who was the PDP's women leader for the Wada/Aro campaign council, Ochadamu ward of Kogi state was locked up in her house and burnt alive by the jubilant thugs.

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Speaking on the incident, the spokesman of the Wada/Aro campaign council, Faruk Adejoh-Audu, said suspected thugs set the building of the PDP women leader ablaze and prevented her from escaping.

However, in a swift reaction to the killing of Abuh, the Nigeria Police said it arrested six persons in connection to the killing of the Kogi state PDP women leader.

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The spokesperson for the Police in Kogi state, William Aya, said the suspected were being interrogated over the incident.

The Police reaction also followed a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari for a thorough investigation into the matter.

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