The Lagos State Government on Friday ordered the indefinite closure of Dowen College, Lekki, following the commencement of investigation into the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a student of the school who was allegedly bullied, beaten and tortured to death by some of his school mates.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, of the Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mr Ganiu Lawal.
The statement read: “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.
“Commissioner for Education Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo announced the closure after a meeting with the School Management and Staff.
“The Commissioner called for calm, saying no effort will be spared in getting to the root of the incident.”