Lagos State Government has shut down Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos following the death of a 12-year –old student Sylvester Oromoni.
In a statement shared on Facebook, the Lagos State Ministry of Education ordered an indefinite closure of the school pending the outcome of an investigation.
The statement reads: ‘’The Lagos State Government has ordered the indefinite closure of Dowen College, Lekki, pending the outcome of an investigation into the death of Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. a student of the school.
The commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo announced the closure after a meeting with the school management and staff.
The Commissioner called for calm, saying, no effort will be spared in getting to the root of the incident.’’
Assistant Director, Public Affairs
Ministry of Education
3rd December 2021
Information gathered revealed that the boy sustained the internal injury after he was bullied by a fellow student.