Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100 level student if the university of Benin, form department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life science, has died for injury she sustained from the rape.
The 22-year-old Miss Vera was said to have been raped on Friday 29th May near Ikpoba Hill in Benin City, at her church, the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).
Vivscomedia gathered that late miss Vera had gone to the church to read as usual, in preparation for the easing of the ongoing COVID-19 imposed lockdown of school.
Miss Vera Uwaila was said to have been attacked at the RCCG Ohovbe road branch, raped and smashed with a fire extinguisher on her head leaving her to die.
She was rushed to the University of Benin Teaching hospital (UBTH), where she battle for her life at the intensive care unit (ICU).
She, however, gave up the ghost Saturday midnight, May 30, following excess loss of blood and deep cuts sustained from the attack.
A family source, who confirmed the development, described the deceased as “an easy-going somebody” Her remains had been deposited at the morgue.
Nigerians have since taken to Twitter, using #JusticeForUwa, to demand for justice for the fallen student and one of the numerous victims of rape in the country.