- Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has joined many others to mourn the death of Dowen College pupil, Sylvester Oromoni
- Sylvester would have turned 12 on December 4, 2021, and the actress made sure to celebrate his memory
- Tonto had a note, flowers and a teddy bear taken to Dowen College school gate on Sylvester’s birthday
Popular Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has mourned late Dowen College student, Sylvester Oromoni, in a very touching way on his 12th birthday.
Sylvester was reportedly a victim of bullying at the hands of seniors at his school and he died just a few days to his birthday as a result of the torture meted out on him.
The young boy would have clocked 12 on December 4, 2021, and Tonto Dikeh decided to honour his memory in a very emotional way.
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The actress had a bouquet of flowers and a teddy bear taken to Dowen College school gate on the late Sylvester’s birthday.
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The gifts were also accompanied with a personal note from Tonto. The actress referred to the late Sylvester as a Captain after his aggrieved father revealed that he had wanted to be a pilot in future.
Tonto’s note reads:
“Happy birthday Captain Sylvester. Rest in Peace Champ! You are celebrated.”
See the heart-melting video below:
Internet users react
Tonto’s kind gesture in the memory of late Sylvester moved a lot of people to tears on social media. Read some of their comments below:
“ Goosebumps rip champ.”
“I can’t even hold my tearsI wish he survived this.. I pray he can see everyone who supports and cares for him.. I pray he is in heaven having a blast today.. rest well young king.”
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“Can't even control my tears God.”
“I’m so angry don’t even know who to hold responsible.... I’m Mad.”
“I can't hold my tears this is painful .”
“This got me tearyMay God rest your soul in eternal peace.”
“I can’t even hold back my tears anymore rest easy little one .”
Government indefinitely shuts down Dowen College
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.
According to the ministry, Dowen College will remain shut down until the outcome of the ongoing investigation on Sylvester's demise, The Cable added.
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.