It seems Nigerians are about to get the justice they demand as regards incessant and unprecedented rape issues happening across the country.
One of the rape cases that caught the attention of the media and Nigerian’s is the death of Uwaila Omozuwa a 22-year-old UNIBEN student was raped and murdered in church and a lot of Nigerians want justice including notable one’s like E.A. Adeboye, General Overseer, The Redeemed Christian Church of God(the victim was raped in a Redeemed Church.), Governor Obaseki(Edo State Governor) Abike Dabiri-Arewa, chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, and many more.
However, it seems Nigerians won’t wait too long to get justice this time around as an arrest has been made as regards Uwa’s death.
According to Vanguard Newspaper,
“ONE person has been arrested in connection with the killing of a 100-level microbiology student of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa.”
This was confirmed by Abike Dabiri- Arewa who stated on her Twitter handle that said the arrest was facilitated through the thumbprint of the suspect on the fire extinguisher use in attacking the victim.
She said: “Vera Omozuwa: Police arrest suspect linked to the murder of UNIBEN student.
“According to the spokesman of Edo Police Command, Chidi Nwabuzor, the suspect was arrested after the fingerprint on the fire extinguisher she was attacked with was examined.
Recall that the victim met her untimely death some days ago.
Uwaila Omozuwa who was a 100-level Microbiology student of UNIBEN goes to read every day at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Edo Province 10, Ikpoba Hill, Benin but was unfortunately beaten, raped and hit with a fire extinguisher by unknown men on Wednesday,27th May 2020.
According to a source, “The church’s security officer had gone to collect the keys to the church from its keeper when he was told that there was someone in the church already.
He got to the church only to find Uwaila in a pool of blood and next to her was the fire extinguisher which was used to bash her face. She was rushed to the hospital where she gave up the ghost.
Rest In peace, UWA.