FG INAUGURATE COMMITTEE TO LOOK INTO CASE OF FGC KWALI STUDENT ALLEGEDLY BEATEN TO DEATH BY TEACHER

The Federal Ministry of Education has inaugurated a committee to investigate the death of 13-year-old Nuhu Yahaya, a Junior Secondary School II student of the Federal Government College Kwali, FCT.

Director of Press and Public Relations in the ministry, Ben Goong, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.

It was reported a teacher at the school located in the Abuja Municipal Area Council had allegedly beaten Yahaya to death over failure of the student to do his assignment.

The teacher had given him a punishment to serve and had later allegedly used a bucket handle on him.

He was said to have been hit many times.

The ministry however warned that while it is launching a probe into the case, the public should avoid speculations on the cause of the student’s death.

The statement reads: “The Federal Ministry of Education has confirmed the death of Master Nuhu Yahaya, a JSS 2 student of the FGC Kwali, which sad event occurred on Monday, August 9, 2021 at Rhema Clinics also in Kwali Area council.

“The ministry has dispatched a letter of condolence to the family as well as paid a visit.

“A committee has been set up to look into the circumstances of Master Nuhu’s death even as the ministry awaits the medical report from the hospital in the coming days.

“Members of the public, including the media, are hereby advised to avoid speculations on the cause of death of Master Nuhu.”

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