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Nigerian student killed in church

There is anger in Nigeria succeeding the killing of a 22-year-old student, Uwavera Omozuwa in a church.

The hashtag #JusticeForUwa is trending in Nigeria, with her family alluring for help to track down her killers.

Uwavera had been studying in a “quiet” church not far from her home in Benin City when she was murdered, her sister, Judith, told BBC Pidgin.

The student, who niched of becoming a nurse, died in hospital on Saturday, three days after the attack.

Her family said they were call from a woman at the Redeemed Christian Church of God on Wednesday evening.

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

Nonetheless, a police spokesperson in southern Edo State, whose capital is Benin City, told BBC Pidgin that they were making findings about the occurrence as a murder, not a rape, case.

The student died succeeding a fight at the church, the spokesperson added, without further clarification.

Source___BBC News

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