#justiceforsylvester Sylvester Oromoni: “We Are As Shocked As The Rest Of The World” – Dowen College drops A new Statement, Insists On Leg Injury


In a new evolution, Dowen College had dropped a new statement as part of the investigation of a murderer student, Sylvester Oromoni jr, who was molested on the school premises.

This comes after the Lagos state government locked down the educational facility for pending investigations into the student’s death.

According to the school management in another statement, they are saddened because the boy suffered a leg injury and gave up a ghost a week later. They further declared that the school is committed to justice and will proceed to work with proper authorities to make sure justice is served.

Read their statement below ;

Good day everyone.

On behalf of the entire staff of Dowen College Lagos, we the management staff of the school wish to publicly commiserate with the family of our late beloved student, Slyvester Oromoni.

We are all deeply saddened by his passing. He was an energetic, fun-loving, and promising Child and he will be sorely missed. We pray that the Almighty God will grant his soul eternal rest and his family the fortitude to bear with this irreplaceable loss.

This unprecedented situation we find ourselves in calls for restraint and understanding. A family has lost their dear son. The school has lost a precious student. We are distressed that a child sustained a leg injury and passed on a week later. We are as shocked as the rest of the world to see our lovely boy look so ill and in so much pain from the videos posted.

It is true that though he went home on the 23rd of November’ his family did call on the 29th to inform us that he said he was actually bullied by 5 senior students whose names he mentioned.

We confirm that we immediately started internal investigations on the 30th but he passed on that same day. Sadly we had barely made any headway before the social media frenzy commenced.

We choose not to be sidetracked but remain focused on our task to get to the bottom of the allegations made. We are cooperating with all relevant authorities and all the accused students have presented themselves to the authorities. Justice will be done.

We understand the sentiments of the public but appeal for restraint as many lives including the lives of our students are affected.
All lives matter.

We are a school grounded in faith and discipline. We appreciate all those who have trusted and supported us and pray this trust will be revalidated.
Justice will be done and will be seen to be done. God bless and keep the Oromoni family. God bless and keep Dowen College Lagos.

Signed: Board and Management
Dowen College, Lagos,
Nigeria.

See their post below;

Meanwhile recently; The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has finally made his statement on the death of Dowen college student, Sylvester Omoroni jr.

In a statement made out by his personal assistant on internet and publicity, Garba Shehu, the president gave his sincere sympathy to the deceased’s family.

also assured that the culprits of this crime will go unpunished. Buhari also asked the police to furthermore their investigations in order to get to the root of the case.

Read the statement below:

”For several days now, the nation has been gripped by the news of the tragic incident at Dowen College, in Lagos with morbid details constantly emerging of how our young son, Sylvester Oromoni (Junior) met his death.

President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of Sylvester, one of our bright youngsters doing excellently in school, bringing joy to the family and if this incident is truly arising from bullying or cultism, the President assures that it must act as a trigger leading to a permanent solution to this recurring problem.

“I share the anger and grief up and down the country following this incident. On behalf of my family and I, and the government of the federation, I convey our heartfelt condolences to the Oromoni family, the government, and the people of Lagos State and give the firm assurance that this incident will be thoroughly investigated and the appropriate punishment meted out to all those who are culpable.”
 
The President urges the Police to continue the ongoing investigation until they get to the root of the matter in order for the law to take its course, assuring that justice will be done, no matter who is involved.”


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