- President Muhammadu Buhari has finally joined the train of Nigerians seeking justice for a murdered UNIBEN student Vera Omozuwa
- The president expressed his sadness over the blood-soaked circumstance in which the late 22-year-old student was killed
- Buhari said he expected the police operatives to conduct a thorough investigation and apprehend the culprits
In the spirit of responsive leadership, President Muhammadu Buhari has pitched his tents with a legion of Nigerians seeking justice for Vera Omozuwa, a 100-level student of UNIBEN gruesomely killed after being r'aped by suspected cultists.
The president expressed his sadness over the callous murder of the UNIBEN student as contained in a tweet on his official and verified Twiter account on Tuesday night, June 2.
Buhari extended condolences to the family and relatives of the victim and promised that no stone will be left untouched in the course of seeking justice for the deceased 22-year-old microbiology student.
The president also said he expected the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to investigate this case and ensure that the culprits are brought to book.
"I would like to offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Uwaila Omozuwa," Buhari said in a tweet timed 7:47 pm
"I expect the Nigeria Police Force to speedily and diligently investigate this case and ensure that all the culprits responsible for this barbaric act are brought to justice."
Legit.ng recalls that Nigerians on social media went agog in fury following the murder of Uwaila by men suspected to be cultists.
#JusticeforUwa hashtag was massively trended as Nigerians bemoaned the coordinated violence against women in the country.
Omozuwa, a 100-level microbiology student, was cold-bloodedly murdered after her attackers forcefully had canal knowledge of her inside a church close to her school.
Many celebrities, brands and organisations including the Ministry of Women Affairs in Nigeria have bemoaned the gruesome murder of the late aspiring microbiologist.
Meanwhile, following massive outrage that trailed her murder, police have disclosed that a suspect linked to the death of the late 100-level University of Benin (UNIBEN) student has been apprehended.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), made the confirmation on Tuesday, June 2, via her Twitter page.
According to the NIDCOM chairman, Chidi Nwabuzor, spokesman of Edo Police Command, confirmed the arrest of the suspect after a fingerprint examination was carried on the extinguisher used to attack the deceased.
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