A Junior Secondary College (JSS) pupil Kelvin Ogheneogaga, of Ekiugbo Grammar College, Ughelli North Native Authorities Space of Delta State has died after he was allegedly flogged by a instructor.
The Nation gathered that his demise sparked a protest amongst college students on February 26.
The Nation gathered that the offended college students attacked the instructor, destroyed the principal’s workplace and pelted a police automobile with stones.
A supply, who most well-liked anonymity, mentioned the scholars knowledgeable the instructor that Kelvin was not feeling nicely on account of a leg damage.
He mentioned the instructor continued beating the coed, however.
He mentioned, “We were begging the teacher not to flog him because Kelvin was not too fine but the teacher refused. Kelvin had an injury in his leg before he was flogged; we do not know if the flogging was what led to his death.”
The arrival of police didn’t calm the state of affairs as the scholars vented their anger by pelting them with stones and different harmful weapons.
Efforts to achieve the Delta State police boss Hafiz Inuwa proved abortive.
However s senior police officer hooked up to Ughelli Space Command mentioned, “There was protest by college students of Ekiugbo Grammar College, Ekiugbo, in Ughelli over the demise of 1 Kelvin Ogheneogaga, who was mentioned to have been flogged to demise by a instructor.
The instructor had on February 26, 2020 flogged the coed for misconduct, after which it was reported that the coed on getting house developed problems and was rushed to Ughelli Central Hospital by his household the place he died.
When the information of his demise obtained to the varsity, it led to a protest by the scholars who destroyed the varsity’s autos belonging to the principal and lecturers.