No One Involved In Oromoni’s Death Will Be Spared, Assures President Buhari


Buhari Says Attack On NDA Will Not Dampen Morale Of Armed Forces But Encourage Them To End CriminalityFollowing the news of the tragic killing of Sylvester Oromoni, a student of Dowen College, in Lagos, President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the incident, assuring that anyone involved in the killing of the young student will be spared.

He mourned the deceased who he described as “one of our bright youngsters doing excellently in school, bringing joy to the family”.

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Buhari’s assurance is contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), Garba Shehu, titled ‘No one involved in the Oromoni killing will be spared, assured President Buhari’.

The statement reads;

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.

President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of Sylvester, one of our bright youngsters doing excellently in school, bringing joy to the family and if this incident is truly arising from bullying or cultism, the President assures that it must act as a trigger leading to a permanent solution to this recurring problem.

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He stated;

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.

The President then urged 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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