The shocking incident according to a reliable source in the school took place on Thursday last week.
The source who doesn’t want his name mentioned said that the victim fainted after being flogged severally by one of the female teachers and was subsequently rushed to nearby hospital, where she eventually gave up the ghost. Speaking further, the source disclosed that the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Uju Okeke, then ordered the closure of the school with immediate effect as a result of the incident. Meanwhile, the commissioner however denied ordering the closure of the school, saying that the school was on midterm break.
But investigation revealed that the school would go on midterm break next week.
The bereaved victim’s dad, Mr. Simeon Ukachukwu who confirmed the tragic incident said only God knows the best. He however, prayed to God to grant his daughter’s soul eternal rest.The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ralph Uzoigwe, when called said that the police are yet to be pithed about the incident and would contact the press after further investigations.
ChiboyChuks Opinion: This is communist suicide committed by a class teacher who is irresponsible, not able to handle pressure and emotions. I believe the law should take its full ground.