- A graduate in architecture from Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Ella Williams, was killed by alleged shepherds
- The sad incident reportedly this happened on Sunday June 13th when she was traveling to the facility to pick up her draft letter to NYSC
- Andrew Egbuonu, a Facebook user who spread the word, said Williams was killed when the shepherds attacked their vehicle
Ella Williams, a graduate of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, was on Sunday June 13th, shot dead by suspected shepherds along the Benin Ekpoma expressway.
Some shepherds were found to open fire on the bus Williams was en route and killed her on the spot while other passengers were kidnapped.
AAU graduate Ella Williams killed by alleged shepherds
A Facebook user, Andrew Egbuonu, who announced Williams’ death on his wall on Sunday June 13th, said she had just completed her Masters in Architecture from the AAU.
Part of Egbuonu’s post read:
“I have the devastating news of the death of a young lady and a bright future for the Nigerian nation, Miss Ella Williams, in the Hands of bloodthirsty and heartless shepherds on Benin-Ekpoma Road in the state of Edo.
“Miss Williams, who is currently doing her Masters in Architecture at Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma is said to have traveled from their base in Benin to pick up their convocation letter. She never made it back as her vehicle was attacked by murderous looters who ambushed vehicles by opening fire on them with their handguns (also known as AK-47 assault rifles) and killing them on the spot. What a country where human life has no value, especially for these emotionless invaders. “
The Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi-Okene road has become a haven for presumed shepherds and Kidnappers who fire shots at vehicles every day to stop the drivers and passengers kidnapped for ransom.
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