The Labour Party Women Leader in Kaura, Kaduna State, Victoria Chintex, was on Monday shot dead by suspected assassins, Njenje Media News reports.
The gunmen reportedly stormed her residence on Monday night and shot her dead while her husband sustained gunshot injuries on his leg.
Confirming the incident on Tuesday, Edward Simon Buju, the Publicity Secretary of Labour Party, Zone 3, Kaduna State, described the late women leader as a dynamic, hardworking and dedicated woman who died at a time the party and the country needed her most.
While encouraging the people of Kaura Local Government and the party faithful to be law-abiding, Buju called on the Nigeria police to investigate and bring to book those responsible for her untimely demise.
Police authorities in the state are yet to comment on the incident.