UNIBEN Commiserates with Family of Slain Student

The Governing Council, University of Benin (UNIBEN), has commiserated with the Omozuwa family over the rape and murder of its students, Miss Vera Omozuwa.

The Council also commiserated with the university community over the incident.

The acting Chairman of the council, Dr Daniel Mwanmut, in a statement issued on Monday by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Dr Benedicta Ehanire, described the actions of the perpetrator(s) as heineous and inhumane.

Mwanmut urged the family, university authorities, members of staff and students of the institution to take solace in the fact that the young girl lived a focused life.

He also called on the Edo government and law enforcement agencies to leave no stone unturned to fish out those involved in the gruesome murder and bring them to book.

We recall that Omozuwa, a 23-year-old student of the university, was raped by a gang of unknown men on May 27 and died few days later at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH).

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