As Nigerians continue to grieve the tragic death of Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100-level student of University of Benin (UNIBEN), gruesomely killed after being r’aped by suspected cultists, the federal government has raised eyebrows over violence against women. FG expressed its sadness over the death of the UNIBEN student and called on all and sundry to rise against coordinated violence channelled against women in society.
In a tweet by the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs on Monday, June 1, the government at the central called for justice for both Uwaila and Tina Ezekiel who were both killed in a blood-soaked circumstance. “Federal Ministry of Women Affairs Nigeria is aware of the recent rising incidences of sexual violence across Nigeria, and it’s on a follow-up to Uwaila Omoziwa and Tina Ezekiel deaths that occurred through sexual violence. “Federal Ministry of Women Affairs Nigeria condemn these awful acts and call on all and sundry to rise against this cruelty,” the tweet read.