Nigerians on social media have reacted in anger after missing girl, Iniubong Umoren, the young job seeker, was reportedly murdered and buried in a shallow grave by her abductor.
Gistlover recalls that the deceased was alleged to have on Thursday, April 29, 2021, went for a “job interview” at an undisclosed location on Airport Road in the outskirts of Uyo.
About two hours later, she reportedly made a frantic phone call where she was heard screaming before the call was abruptly ended. Her phone line has been switched off ever since.
Soon after, social media went viral with her story, which saw the internet being used to unmask her abductor.
24 hours later, Nigerians on social media provided evidence, locations, contacts, and almost everything needed to unmask her kidnapper hoping that the intelligence provided will help find the missing Iniobong Umoren and bring his abductor to justice.
The suspect was alleged to have taken the late Miss Umoren to his house where an argument ensured that he used an object to hit her on the head, resulting in her death. He was alleged to have hurriedly buried her in a shallow grave and ran to Oron to hide.
Following pressure by the Police and Nigerians on social media, Oron became uncomfortable for him and he ran back to Uruan. The Chairman of Uruan LGA, Surv. Iniobong Ekpeyong was said to have met the accused cousin and asked him to bring the accused.
When he was taken before the Chairman, he was asked to be truthful about what transpired. He confessed to his Local Government Chairman that he killed and buried her in a shallow grave. A shocked Surv Ekpeyong had no choice but to call the DPO of Uruan LGA and handed over the suspect to the Police for further investigation and prosecution.
The gruesome murder has led Nigerians to express outrage and demand justice
One Victor Israel Tweeted; ”All she wanted was a Job, All she wanted was to be useful to herself All she wanted was never to be a liability All she wanted was to afford to feed, All she wanted was to work and not beg, Humans failed her, We failed her, Nigeria failed her Rest in Peace Iniubong Umoren ”
One Man United in Pidgin Tweeted; ”Rest in Peace, Hinny IniUbong Umoren Our Thoughts and Prayers dey with her family and friends during this hard time. ”
One Chlorpheniramine #EndSARS Tweeted; ”Those guys that Killed Iniubong Umoren should be made to face the same treatment. We won’t temper Justice with Mercy No Imprisonments! No Jail Term! They Must die! They must be killed too! In the most gruesome manner! Rest in Peace Iniubong Umoren.”
One Umoh Uduak1 wrote; ”They killed my friend, and they buried my friend.”
Watch video of her friend crying;