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UNIZIK: Students Lament Over Constant Rape, Robbery Attacks And Killings

For the longest of times now, the students of  Nnamdi Azikiwe University Popularly called UNIZIK environ around ifite, in Awka Anambra statehave been living in fear , intimidation and powerlessness. They’ve been brutally raped, stolen from, killed and dehumanised .



Ifite, a surrounding that was known to be the most quiet and safe has become a living hell for the students of UNIZIK, as robbers has turned their hostels and lodges to a living hell.

According to the students which most especially has taken to the social media (twitter) to lament of the state of insecurity in ifite.

The students are calling on quick response from the Government to implement security measures against this menace. Stating that the robbers do not stop at stealing there properties but go ahead to rape the female students.

Recall that on the 9th of  January, a 200-level student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, identified simply as Daniel, has been shot dead while trying to recover his phone from armed robbers in his lodge.

The deceased was from the Department of Philosophy of the institution.

The students has therefore arranged for a protest on  January 20th. The protest will be a peaceful walk tagged “End Robbery Killings and Rape” from UNIZIK to Garuba square.

Twitter Reactions

Christian kalu@Christi62000893

Omorrr…. It’s no longer funny in Unizik JJ Palace at yahoo junction, Destiny Pot, Teezers junction…. Students are being robbed, killed and raped! Students are trembling in fear…. We need help here in Ifite!


If you are a student of UNIZIK pls turn up for the protest against robbery and rape at ifite in recent times

Ihemedo sabinus @kayCeyjean1

We no longer sleep in Ifite Awka, Anambra State. We stay woke till morning Cos we don’t know when they’ll come knocking Not only our phones They now rape our girls


The absolute silence of the Vice chancellor, the security Agencies of Nnamdi Azikiwe University and the Nigeria police force Around Ifite Awka axis is so disheartening! These thieves now fear no one during their course of operations

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