A 12-year-old boy identified as Emmanuel Amidu has died after his teacher allegedly whipped him for failing to do his mathematics homework on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Emmanuel was a pupil of Simple Faith School in Agbara, Lagos State, Nigeria.
The victim’s father, Akinola Amidu said he has information that one Teacher Steven caused the boy’s death.
According to Akinola, his son started vomiting just after the teacher caned him for not completing the maths assignment.
Amidu was rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital(LUTH) in Surulere, where he was pronounced dead.
Akinola admitted his son didn’t do his homework.
He explained that ‘Emmanuel was actually using my phone torchlight to do his assignment a day before, but I had to collect the phone from him and his sister because I needed to be in contact with the office. We had issues with our electricity at home’. SOURCE: Kasatintin.com