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Dowen: Buhari reacts to killing of Oromoni

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of Sylvester Oromoni, a student at Dowen College Lagos.

A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) Wednesday observed that for several days now, the nation has been gripped by the news of the tragic incident with morbid details constantly emerging of how Sylvester met his death.

The statement noted the deceased, “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.”

It quoted the president as saying: “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 the 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 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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