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Whitney Adeniran: Lagos Arraigns Chrisland Schools, Four Staff




Whitney Adeniran: No Reason To Shut Down Chrisland School - Lagos Deputy Gov

The Lagos State Government has on Thursday arraigned Chrisland School Limited, and four of its staff before a High Court sitting in Ikeja over the death of a student, Whithey Adeniran.

Naija News recalls that that the 12-year-old student died during the schools inter-house sport. According to an autopsy report received from Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Adeniran died from Asphyxia and electrocution.

The staff of the school being arraigned are Ademoye Adewale, Kuku Fatai, Belinda Amao, and Nwatu Victoria.

According to the charges filed by Lagos State, the defendants allegedly killed Adeniran on February 9, 2023, at about 1 pm, in Agege Sports Stadium, Agege, Lagos by acting in a reckless and negligent manner that endangered her life.

The state Attorney General, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, informed the court that the state had filed two count charges against the defendants, urging the court to take their plea.

After the charges were read, the defendants pleaded not guilty to the allegations.

Subsequently, the Attorney General informed the court that the state has seventeen witnesses and as such will be praying for a date to open trial.

The oral application was not opposed by all the defendants’ counsel.

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Justice Oyindamola Ogala, who presided over the matter, thereafter fixed May 25, June 1, 8, and 15 for the commencement of trial.