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Dowen College Shuts Down Over Alleged Killing Of 12-Year-Old Sylvester Oromoni Junior

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The management of Dowen College in Lagos State has temporarily shut down for two days after a 12-year-old student, Sylvester Oromoni Junior was allegedly beaten to his death by his colleagues for refusing to join a cult group.

Dowen College Shuts Down Over Alleged Killing Of 12-Year-Old Sylvester Oromoni

KanyiDaily recalls that a cousin of the deceased, Perrison Onomoni, who broke the news on his Twitter handle, had alleged that Sylvester was beaten to death by five students over his refusal to join their cult group.

Perrison explained that the boy was battered on Friday but later died on Tuesday after a series of tests and X-rays indicated that he sustained internal injuries.

He said that after Sylvester’s death, the school management had reached out to the deceased’s father and told him that his boy sustained injuries while playing football at the school.

Reacting to the allegation, Dowen College debunked claims that Sylvester was beaten to death by suspected cultists in the school, claiming that the deceased sustained injuries while playing football.

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The Management of Dowen College insisted that preliminary investigation conducted by the school authorities revealed that there was no fighting, bullying or any form of attack on Sylvester.

The school claimed that one of the hostel parents reported that the boy was injured while playing football, and a resident registered nurse immediately administered first aid on him and later called the student’s mother to inform her of the situation.

Subsequently, the student complained of having pains in his hip and was attended to again, this time by a doctor and a nurse, and thereafter the resident doctor called his mother requesting that she come for him so that he could get further medical attention.

The school further said it had carried out a preliminary investigation before the boy’s death and confirmed that there was no case of bullying as no part of his body was broken or injured, adding that it has policies that are strongly anti-cultism.

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Dowen College Shuts Down Over Death Of Student

Following the continued outrage tailing the death of Sylvester, Dowen College has announced that the school will be shutting down its academic operations for the weekend and Monday.

In a message sent to parents via email, the school’s management said that the students should remain at home today, December 3, and on Monday, December 6. The school will resume after so that students can write their exams next week.

Dowen College Shuts Down Over Alleged Killing Of 12-Year-Old Sylvester Oromoni

Meanwhile, Sylvester Oromoni Junior’s Father has narrated how his 12-year-old son was tortured and fed a chemical substance for refusing to join the cult group, adding that the boy suffered liver enlargement due to congealed blood before his death.

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