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Sylvester Oromoni: Lagos coroner clears Dowen College, indicts parents, doctors

“I pray that God comfort you for this great loss and make things easy for your family,” he said.

• April 15, 2024
Late Sylvester Oromoni Jnr
Late Sylvester Oromoni Jnr

The Lagos State coroner inquest instituted to unravel the cause of the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos, has revealed that he died a natural death.

The Lagos coroner, Magistrate Mikhail Kadiri, stated in a 255-page judgement, on Monday, that the student’s death was avoidable.

Mr Kadiri attributed the death to parental and doctors’ negligence.

He, however, commiserated with the family and their friends.

“I pray that God comfort you for this great loss and make things easy for your family,” he said.

Mr Sylvester died on November 30, 2021, as a result of alleged bullying and poisoning in the school.


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