Uniben student is raped and killed in church – Nigerians react

uniben student is raped and killed

Outcry as uniben student is raped and killed in church

Outcry as uniben student is raped and killed in church as #JusticeForUwa trends after 22-year-old student, Uwavera Omozuwa was raped and killed today, 9jatalkative reports

Nigerians have taken to Twitter to call for #JusticeForUwa, a 22-year-old student, Uwavera Omozuwa who was raped and killed in a church close to her home in Edo state.

As the family of Uwavera cried out for justice for her death, Nigerians have started a hashtag #JusticeForUwa to demand that her killers be hunted down

According to multiple reports, Uwavera had been studying in a “quiet” church near her home in Benin City where she was violated

Her sister, Judith Omozuwa said her sister had been raped after which she was hit with a fire extinguisher by unknown men in the area

Her family said they received a call from a woman at the Redeemed Christian Church of God on Wednesday evening after the incident occurred earlier that day

Uwa was taken to hospital after a security guard found her, her skirt torn and her shirt covered in blood, Judith Omozuwa said.

Uwavera died in hospital on Saturday, three days after the attack, her sister confirmed to reporters earlier today

Uwavera had only just been admitted to the University of Benin to study microbiology when she was killed and according to her sister, she usually goes to the church to read because it as quiet.

Nigerians have taken to their social media pages to call for the #JusticeForUwa which included some celebrites all over the country

See some of the tweets below as Nigerians react to the violation and killing of female uniben student, Uwa below;

“How easy it is to take a life you had no hand in creating, crying face, Crying face, Crying face, what heartlessness dwells in hearts of these rapists and killers? Face with symbols over mouth #JusticeForUwa – @HenshawKate

“I strongly condemn the gruesome killing of vera uwaila, a 100 level microbiology student of our great uniben, sadly as it is, we are yet to hear of any arrest, may God give her parents fortitude to bear the loss, justice must be served..she was just 22yrs old #justiceforuwa – @APOSTLESULEMAN

“22 years old, Raped and brutalized in a place that is supposed to provide sanctuary and protection, We demand justice #JusticeForUwa – @Easyy_

“Not again! Not again! I’m really speechless, Uwa deserves justice and Men should do better. #JusticeForUwa – @DONJAZZY

More reactions followed

“No one deserves thisBroken heartBroken heartBroken heart #JusticeForUwa – @Symply_Tacha

“WE ARE TIRED OF NOT FEELING SAFE ! IN CHURCH, IN SCHOOL, AT WORK! WOMEN ARE TIRED #JusticeForUwa – @LadyDonli

“Stop raping and killing, e no make sense! let’s not destroy our future with our own hands. #JusticeForUwa #JusticeForTina – @fireboydml

So many other reactions followed suit as Nigerians reacted to the Uniben student is raped and killed in church day before yesterday

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