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Stray bullets from cultists kill UNIZIK student


Stray bullets from cultists kill UNIZIK student

A first year student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) in Awka, Anambra State, has lost her life to stray bullets believed to have been fired during a clash between cult groups.

The unfortunate incident took place on Thursday evening at Miracle Junction in Ifite, Anambra State.

The victim, identified as Uche Jovita Chigozirim, is a first year student of the institution.

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According to a fellow student, Dickson Anayochi, who spoke to journalists, Chigozirim was tragically struck by a stray bullet at Miracle Junction.

While expressing his grief and concern, the student underscored the need for improved security in the UNIZIK environment.

“This girl, Uche Jovita Chigozirim, a 100 level student of the faculty of Health Science, was killed yesterday (Thursday) evening by a stray bullet shot by suspected cultists at the popular Miracle Junction,” Anayochi shared.

“Please help us and let the world know the insecurity situation we are facing here in the UNIZIK environment, and the state government is not doing anything to improve the situation. It’s really sad,” he lamented.

Despite efforts to reach the spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command for comment, there has been no success in establishing contact at press time.

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