The Campaign for Democracy (CD), South-East Region has called for probe into despicable and gruesome murder of Dr Chudi Nwike, Deputy South-East National Chairman of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and former deputy governor of Anambra
This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen by CD to newsmen in Onitsha Anambra State on Tuesday.
The statement was signed by Dede Uzor A. Uzor and Dr Jerry Chukwuokolo, who are the chairman and secretary of CD South-East Region.
“With the gruesome murder of Nwike, its spells out that the remaining 7 months to the Anambra governorship election would be full of violence of alarming magnitude.
“We are calling on both commissioners of police in Enugu, Anambra and Delta to set-up a high-powered investigation team to unravel the circumstances leading to his abduction and murder as well as killing of two people, who went to pay the ransom for him.
“Federal Government should provide tracking devices in states with high rate of criminality especially Delta, Enugu and Anambra States.
“While the high profile kidnapping and murder of top placed personalities; it is clear that the state government cannot contain security upheavals in the axis.
“While the governors of Delta, Anambra and Enugu should sincerely spend the monthly security vaults on providing security to check the spate of raising kidnapping wave within the axis and stop the out-flux of people from the axis to other peaceful states in the country,’’ it said.