Teacher Flogs Student To Death In Ibadan
Students of IMG Secondary School, Oke Ado, Ibadan, Oyo state capital on Wednesday, basked in the ambiance of uncontrollable rampage after one of their colleagues was allegedly flogged to death by a teacher.
It was learnt that the student – unidentified yet – reportedly slumped and gave up the ghost as a result of the severe punishment from a teacher for arriving late to school.
The school properties were destroyed by the students who took to protest before the members of Nigerian police force came to rescue the situation.
During the protest, teachers and administrative workers of the school took to their heels for fear of being attacked.
An eye witnesses who pleaded anonymity said:
“Trouble started when the student arrived school after classes had commenced for the day, he reportedly told the teacher he came late due to illness.”
“At that point, the principal, who was passing by asked the teacher the cause of the discussion.
“The principal ordered the teacher to flog the student for coming late and he slumped in the process.
“They tried to resuscitate him but it was too late.”