Pastor Adeboye speaks on death of UNIBEN student inside RCCG parish


Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has reacted to the alleged rape and murder of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100-level Microbiology student of University of Benin, UNIBEN.

It was learnt that Uwaila, who was a 100-level Microbiology student of UNIBEN, was allegedly raped and killed by some unknown persons while reading in a Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, in Benin City. Her death has since stirred reactions from Nigerians on social media seeking justice for her.

Reacting, Pastor Adeboye, on his verified Twitter handle, commiserated with the family of Uwa even as he called for calm. He condemned the act, adding that the church has begun investigation into the case and would cooperate with the Nigeria Police to get justice for the victim.

His tweet reads: “All I can do at this time is to pray for the family of Omozuwa and do everything possible working with relevant authorities to bring the perpetrators to book.

“I and members of my Family condemn this act strongly and urge everyone to stay calm as we are already looking into the matter and cooperating with the police to establish the facts of the shocking incident. #justiceforuwa”


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