The Lagos state government has on Friday, December 3, took a stern decision over the death of Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, a student of Dowen College in Lekki Phase 1 The ministry of education in the state headed by the commissioner, Folasade Adefisayo, has shut down the school indefinitely According to the ministry, the school will remain closed until the investigation into Sylvester’s demise is concluded.

Dowen College Lekki Phase 1 was on Friday, December 3, shut down indefinitely over the rather controversial death of one of its students, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. The decision was contained in a statement released by the Lagos state ministry of education.

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The move came after the commissioner for education in the state, Folasade Adefisayo, and other officials of the ministry visited the school on Friday. According to the ministry, Dowen College will remain shut down until the outcome of the ongoing investigation on Sylvester’s demise, The Cable added. ! The ministry’s assistant director of public affairs, Ganiu Lawal, in the statement said:

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“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.”

Sylvester’s family had claimed his death was due to injuries he got from being beaten by his schoolmates who were forcing him to join a cult.

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