Wednesday, November 29

Toddler flogged to death, Delta Govt calls for calm

The Delta government has issued a statement regarding the incident of a toddler flogged to death by teacher.

By Sammy OJ

Following the outcry surrounding the death of a youngster who was flogged by a teacher, the Delta government has appealed to the public for calm.

According to the Nigerian News Agency (NAN), Master Obinna Udeze, a 19-month-old toddler, died as a result of injuries received after being allegedly flogged by Mr Emeka Nwogbo, 24.

Mr Charles Aniagwu, the Delta Commissioner for Information, told reporters in Asaba on Monday that the state administration is committed to ensuring justice for the murdered toddler.

During the parade of the suspects, Aniagwu testified about Emeka and his mother, Mrs Nwogbo, the proprietress of the school, Arise and Shine Nursery and Primary. Asaba’s school.

He stated that the state administration was highly worried about the occurrence and that the government will conduct an investigation.

“We are profoundly concerned as a state government about the circumstances surrounding the victim’s death.”

The government values every resident’s life, which is why we want to see that justice is served in this case.

“We want to urge to the general population to be calm and restrained.” “Let’s give the cops a chance to perform their job properly,” he remarked.

Toddler flogged to death by teacher in Delta state
Toddler flogged to death by teacher in Delta state

The commissioner promised that the state government will work together with the police to conduct a thorough investigation and prosecute anyone found guilty.

Mr Ali Mohammed, the Delta Commissioner of Police, also spoke, saying that the police are working around the clock to ensure that all persons involved in the toddler’s death receive justice. On Feb. 10, the command received a report of the suspected manhandling of the 19-month-old toddler and launched an inquiry, he said.

“However, we then received information that the youngster died at the Federal Medical Centre in Asaba at 9.30 a.m. on Saturday, therefore we detained the culprits.”

We’re waiting for the hospital’s autopsy report, and we’re pleading with everyone to remain calm.”

We will launch a complete inquiry once we receive the autopsy results, and I want to assure the people that justice will be served in this case, said Mohammed.

Credit: News Agency of Nigeria

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1 Comment

  • Mabel Nyerere

    That was a very unresponsive way to handle the issue
    A child will always act like one
    No matter the offence flogging a child to the dealth was very wrong

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