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Kemi Olunloyo Demand Apology From Nigerians After Lagos State’s Verdict On Sylvester’s Case

Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old pupil of Dowen College Lekki, who was allegedly killed by his fellow student, had his death case recently concluded in which the police called for the release of the Dowen staff and students suspected to have a hand in the circumstances leading to the death of Oromoni.

Popular Nigerian investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo had earlier made a controversial statement about Oromoni’s death.

“LATE SYLVESTER OROMONI was NOT BULLIED‼️ Evidence is clear Mr. Uche. No time for sentiments. Time to defend media freedom. Every single case I’ve done in Nigeria has been proven CORRECT,” she tweeted. Her comment caused a stir and attracted a lot of insults from social media users who accused her of being too insensitive.

However, in a new development, Lagos State Government in a report has cleared the five Dowen College students and five staff of the allegations linking them to the death of Sylvester Oromoni.

It was revealed that the Toxicology test carried out on the late Sylvester showed that the victim died of infection and not as a result of being physically tortured as claimed by family members.

Reacting to the verdict, Kemi Olunloyo has taken to her Twitter page to demand an apology from Nigerians for the insults hurled at her over her comments against the death of Slyvester.

Olunloyo tweeted, “STOP THREATENING ME. I’m an investigative journalist and always vindicated in my investigations even preliminary. All of you need to apologize to me. Without journalists, your story has no mission”.

Meanwhile, following the recent verdict, Ijaw Youth Council on Thursday staged a protest in front of Dowen College, Lekki.

The placard-carrying protesters, dressed in Ijaw regalia, demanded justice for the late Oromoni and urged the Lagos state government to allow a court of competent jurisdiction to handle the matter. They also warned the school authorities not to reopen the school as scheduled.

Meanwhile, Oromoni’s father, in an interview with Channels Television, demanded the autopsy report conducted on his late son in Lagos be made public.

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