Jessica Agee, a student of the Benue State University, has been killed by unknown gunmen.
Agee was shot dead by the assailants on Monday evening at her Gyado villa residence in Makurdi, the state capital.
The deceased’s cousin, Phillips Guda, confirmed the incident in a Facebook post on Tuesday.
“My little cousin Jessica Agee was shot dead last night at her student house at Gyado villa Makurdi, Benue State.
“May her soul find peace in the bosom of the Lord Almighty in Heaven and may God grant us the fortitude to bear the lost. May our Lord Almighty in Heaven also bring the perpetrators to book through Christ our Lord Jesus I pray. Rest in Peace My Sister,” he wrote.
Meanwhile, friends and classmates of the deceased have also taken to social media to mourn her.
One Josie Orkar wrote:
“Tis life sef. Rest on my dearest Agee Jessica.
“Till we meet to part no more.
“It’s so hard to say Goodbye.
“I remember the last time we spoke was when I was about entering the exam hall, that day.
“Kai!!!If only tears could bring u back.
“We love you but God loves you the most.”