Nigeria: Police capture 10 Ogun students for beating teacher
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
A group of senior Secondary school pupils in Ogun State have purportedly beaten a teacher, Kolawole Shonuga, for preventing one of them from cheating during an assessment in their school.
Our reporter accumulated on Sunday that the occurrence happened on Tuesday at Isanbi Far reaching Secondary School, Ilisan-Remo, in the Ikenne Nearby Government Region of the state.
It was additionally accumulated that Shonuga, while invigilating the bound together assessment for the SS 1 Art class pupils, found a student cheating and held onto his paper.
Disappointed with the teacher’s activity, the students after the school hours confronted the teacher and beat him up at the school’s door.
Our reporter accumulated that police officers from the Remo Division later showed up at the scene and captured around 10 of them.
At the point when reached, the state Police Public Relations officer, Omotola Odutola, affirmed the episode.
Odutola said Shonuga made a proper report on the supposed attack at Remo Police Division.
She likewise affirmed the capture of 10 suspects.
While a police source implied that the suspects had proactively been summoned in court for attack, the PPRO didn’t affirm this.
The state Executive of the Scholastic Staff Association of Optional Schools, Felix Agbesanwa, grimaced at the episode and demanded that the understudies should confront the full fury of the law to act as an impediment.
Agbesanwa said, “The episode is valid and I have been advised. Our stand is that any understudy who threatens his educator ought to confront the full fury of the law.
“There is no way other than straight ahead on that. No understudy should threaten the educator, whether Ogun Show instructors or extremely durable instructors, an educator is an instructor.
“They should be made to confront the law to act as obstructions. I learnt they have been charged to court as of now.”
The state government has likewise denounced the demonstration and promised that it wouldn’t support demonstrations of indiscipline by students across the state.
The Exceptional Guide to the Lead representative on Schooling, Science and Innovation, Prof Abayomi Arigbabu, gave over the advance notice in Abeokuta, the state capital while getting the new Chief of the Numerical Relationship of Nigeria.
“I’m utilizing this potential chance to encourage guardians to converse with their kids, they ought to caution them since we will not endure any indiscipline from any youngster. Any understudy that makes trouble in school will be managed suitably,” he said.
In October 2021, no less than four instances of attack on educators were kept in various state funded schools in the State, driving the public authority to present an obligatory endeavor endorsed by every one of the understudies and their folks to check hooliganism.