A final year student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Augustine Izu, has been shot dead by yet to be identified gunmen who invaded his compound in Ugbowo, Edo State.
It was gathered the unfortunate incident occurred on Tuesday evening, June 29, 2021, hours after his final paper and signing out.
According to reports, the deceased, a student of political science, was killed when four gunmen, wearing mask, stormed his house.
They reportedly fired at him, killing him on the spot. His friend, Walter Emeka, was also shot in the arm and is said to be responding to treatment.