Sylvester Oromoni: Over 100,000 Sign Petition, Call For Speedy Prosecution Of Culprits

The first petition started out by means of a member of the family of the deceased, Timi Oromoni, titled, ‘Justice For Sylvester Oromoni Jnr’ has attracted over 65,000 as of 1pm on Sunday..”

More than one hundred,000 folks have signed two petitions on the Change.Org platform, traumatic the fast prosecution of all those chargeable for the gruesome demise of 12-yr-antique Sylvester Oromoni, who changed into a boarding scholar of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos, The PUNCH reports.

The first petition began by using a member of the family of the deceased, Timi Oromoni, titled, ‘Justice For Sylvester Oromoni Jnr’ has attracted over sixty five,000 as of 1pm on Sunday.

It partially examine, “On Tuesday 30/11/2021 we lost our brother 12 years antique Sylvester Oromoni Jnr…He was taken from us from within the maximum gruesome of manner overwhelmed by using senior five boys in his hostel in Dowen College lekki Lagos State… The students are from influential families and the school is making an attempt to bury the case.

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“Sign and assist us discover justice for Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. It’s our fight he could be your son , your brother, your cousin. #justiceforsylvester”

Also, the second petition commenced through The Irede Foundation with the title, ‘We Want Justice For Sylvester’ has attracted over 50,000 signatures as of press time.

It study in component, “We want the police to act right now and look into the occasions and events that caused his dying. We’re asking the Lagos Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo and officials of the Lagos State Universal Education Board, and the Federal Ministry of Education to probe allegations of bullying and negligence.

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“We’re soliciting for a thorough and obvious investigation and prosecution of those discovered to be culpable in this tragic incident.

“Justice need to be served and seen to be served for 12-year-old Sylvester and his family.”

The PUNCH had in advance stated that the daddy of the deceased scholar alleged that the Junior Secondary School 2 pupil died from the accidents he sustained all through an assault by means of colleagues who wanted to provoke him into cultism however the college claimed he died after sustaining an damage throughout a soccer fit.

The father of the deceased student, Sylvester Oromoni Snr, additionally fingered five boys whom he said were allegedly involved in the bullying of his son.

The father also stated the academics, security men, and other officials of the college ought to give an explanation for the loss of life of his son, whose twelfth birthday become celebrated on December four (Saturday), despite his passing.

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The Lagos State Government on Friday ordered the indefinite closure of the college, pending the outcome of an investigation into the demise of Sylvester.

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, on Saturday, ordered the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, to take over the research of the case immediately.

Sylvester’s is one of the disheartening deaths due to bullying and molestations in boarding secondary schools of late.

Karen-Happuch Akpagher of Premiere Academy, Lugbe, Abuja, had died of sexual molestation in June 2021 even as Don Davies of Deeper Life High School, Uyo, had additionally narrowly escaped demise in December 2020, when his mom raised the alarm of alleged sodomy of her emaciated son..”