Lagos Shuts Chrisland School Over Death Of 12-Year-Old

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has directed the temporary closure of Chrisland School, Opebi-Ikeja, following the death of a student of the School, Whytney Adeyemi.

A statement signed by the State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo said the closure was ordered pending the outcome of a full investigation into the unfortunate incident.

Adefisayo, on behalf of the State Ministry of Education, commiserated with Mr. and Mrs. Adeyemi, parents of Whytney, and prayed for the repose of her soul.

“We also note the impact of this unfortunate event on family, friends and acquaintance of Whytney and call for calm as we assure that no effort will be spared in investigating the incident”, the Commissioner stated.

Politicos had reported that on Thursday, during an inter-house sports at the Agege stadium, the 12-year-old was said to have died.

The parents of the kid and the school’s management have differed on the cause of death.

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