President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the family of Dowen College student, Sylvester Oromoni allegedly killed by fellow students in a yet to be unravelled circumstances that no one involved in the killing of the younger star will escape justice.
President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement yesterday said for several days now, the nation has been gripped by the news of the tragic incident at Dowen College, in Lagos “with morbid details constantly emerging of how our young son, Sylvester Oromoni (Junior) met his death”.
“I share the anger and grief up and down the country following this incident. On behalf of my family and I, and the government of the federation, I convey our heartfelt condolences to the Oromoni family, the government and people of Lagos State and give the firm assurance that this incident will be thoroughly investigated and the appropriate punishment meted out to all those who are culpable.”
President Muhammadu Buhari who condemned the killing in a press release signed by one of his spokespersons, Garba Shehu described Sylvester as one of the nation’s bright youngsters doing excellently in school, bringing joy to the family. Adding if the incident is truly arising from bullying or cultism, it must act as a trigger leading to a permanent solution to the recurring problem in the society.
The President urges the Police to continue the ongoing investigation until they get to the root of the matter in order for the law to take its course, assuring that justice will be done, no matter who is involved.
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