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Student Flogged To Death By Teacher In Delta State

A Junior Secondary School (JSS) student Kelvin Ogheneogaga, of Ekiugbo Grammar School, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State has died after he was purportedly beaten by a teacher.

 A source gathered that his death started a protest among student on February 26.

The irate students assaulted the teacher, decimated the principal's office and pelted a police vehicle with stones.

A source, who preferred obscurity, said the students told  the teacher that Kelvin was not feeling great because of a leg injury.

He said the kept beating the student.

He said, “We were begging the teacher not to flog him because Kelvin was not too fine but the teacher refused. Kelvin had an injury in his leg before he was flogged; we do not know if the flogging was what led to his death.”

The arrival of police didn't calm the situation as the students vented their anger by pelting them with stones and different perilous weapons. 

Efort to reach the Delta State police manager Hafiz Inuwa proved abortive. 

Yet, s senior cop joined to Ughelli Area Command stated, "There was protest by students of Ekiugbo Grammar School, Ekiugbo, in Ughelli over the demise of one Kelvin Ogheneogaga, who was said to have been flogged to death by the teacher 

"The  teacher had on February 26, 2020 flogged the student for misconduct, after which it was reported that the student on getting home developed complications and was rushed to Ughelli Central Hospital by his family where he died.

“When the news of his death got to the school, it led to a protest by the students who destroyed the school’s vehicles belonging to the principal and teachers.”

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