Sylvester Oromoni: Video Reveals How Dowen College Was Sealed

Sylvester Oromoni: Video Reveals How Dowen College Was Sealed

  • Dowen College in Lekki Phase 1 was on Sunday, December 5, sealed by the Lagos state government
  • The order was affected by the ministry of education in the state under the commissioner, Folashade Adefisayo
  • This is the school attended by the late Sylvester Oromoni, whose death is under investigation by the police

Following the directive of the ministry of education in Lagos state, Dowen College, the school attended by the late Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, has been sealed.

A video from BBC Pidgin showed how the school's gate was locked with a padlock and chain.

Moreover, caveats from the state government were pasted all over the gate to warn and ward off trespassers.

Dowen College
Sylvester Oromoni's death is still being investigated by the police (Photo: The Nation)
Source: UGC

At the sealed gate were balloons, teddy bears, greeting cards, and a wreath laid by persons who stand with members of the bereaved Oromoni family as they seek justice for the late pupil.

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Sylvester Oromoni: Dowen College shut down indefinitely over pupil's strange death

Earlier, the school was on Friday, December 3, shut down indefinitely over the rather controversial death of one of its students, Sylvester.

The decision was contained in a statement released by the Lagos state ministry of education.

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 would remain shut down until the outcome of the ongoing investigation on Sylvester's demise.

The ministry's assistant director of public affairs, Ganiu Lawal, in the statement said:

“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."

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Dowen College: Atiku reveals why govt must get to the bottom of Sylvester’s death

Meanwhile, Nigeria's former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, saidthe government shall fail in its duties if it did not get to the bottom of the death of Sylvester.

In a Facebook post sighted by on Friday, December 3, Atiku spoke on the child’s death, which had sparked a lot of agitations from Nigerians.


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