Suspected cultists have killed a year-one student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State.
Nigerian Tribune reports that the incident happened on Thursday evening.
The fallen student was identified as Miss Uche Joevita Chigozirim.
According to one Dickson Anayochi, Miss Chigozirim was hit by a stray bullet at Miracle Junction Awka.
He said: “This girl, Uche Joevita 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.
“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.
“Please let the IG of Police help us with a checkpoint around the Ifite area of Unizik because we are tired of complaining to the state government. It’s now a culture we are almost used to. It’s really sad”.
Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the police in the state, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, described it as very unfortunate.
He said the preliminary information revealed that the incident was cult-related, adding that the police were already working with eyewitnesses to identify and arrest the perpetrators.