Emmanuel Amidu, 12, a junior secondary school pupil of Simple Faith Schools, Agbara, Lagos State, has dies after being flogged by his teacher for failing to do his homework.
It is reported that Amidu died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Surulere.
Akinola Amidu, his father said he flogged by a teacher when he went to school on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
According to him, young Amidu started vomitting shortly after the beating and was rushed to a hospital, where he eventually passed on.
Akinola lamented what he alleged is an attempt by the school management to cover up the incident.
“I was at home that Thursday because I was on leave. I recall that Emmanuel asked me for money to buy a new exercise book and I gave him N500 to buy the book and give the remaining change to his sister.