Nigeria failed us yet again’ — Twitter reactions to doctor killed 48 hours after graduation


When Stephen Urueye lined up alongside his colleagues during the convocation ceremony at the University of Lagos on Tuesday, he probably had no idea that the end was near.

A serving doctor at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), the young man must have had the dream to save more lives but suspected robbers stabbed him to death right in front of the hospital at Idi Araba, Lagos, on Thursday night.

Urueye’s death happened at a time when the dust raised by the murder of Kolade Johnson is yet to settle.

Johnson was shot dead by a trigger-happy policeman at Onipetesi, near Ikeja, Lagos, on Sunday.

Two promising talents cut down in their prime. Here are some Twitter reactions to the passing away of Urueye: