Three workers of a staff school run by the Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH) have been jailed for alleged complicity in the death of a student.
Jubril Gawat, special assistant on new media to Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos governor, revealed this via Twitter on Sunday.
The victim was identified as Abdurahman Dauda.
Earlier, a video surfaced on social media showing the mother of the deceased student protesting to get justice.
Although details are still sketchy, Abdulrahman was said to have been chased into a moving car by a teacher.
Gawat said the case was taken to court on October 31 after a thorough investigation.
He said three suspected staff members were remanded in prison over the case as the court process is ongoing.
“The International Staff School of the Lagos State University of Science and Technology wishes to commiserate with the family of Abdurahman Dauda, one of our pupils who was involved in an unfortunate incident that led to his untimely death,” Gawat wrote.
“We want to state that the school and Nigerian Police commenced investigations immediately after the matter was reported.
“Subsequently, the case was taken to the court of competent jurisdiction, and appearances started on Monday, 31 October 2022.
“The three affected members of staff who were allegedly accused of complicity in the unfortunate situation are currently remanded at the Nigerian Correctional facilities in Lagos.
“As the case is already before a competent court, we seek the public’s prayers and understanding with the school Management and parents of the deceased at this moment of grief and sober reflection.
“This statement is necessary to state the current situation to the public for record purposes. The situation is regrettable.”
Source: The Cable