Sylvester Oromoni

Pathologist insists Sylvester Oromoni died from infection of the kidney; says first autopsy botched

Pathologist insists Sylvester Oromoni died from infection of the kidney; says first autopsy botched

A pathologist, Dr Sokunle Soyemi, on Tuesday, told an Ikeja Coroner’s Court that the first autopsy performed at Warri, Delta State, on the late Sylvester Oromoni Jnr., a 12-year-old student of Dowen College, was botched. Soyemi said this while testifying for Lagos State Government at an inquest set up to unravel the cause of Oromoni’s death. “Your honour, these are a few of the things he did not do. I will say that he did a botched autopsy. Your honour, this is the cause of the controversy concerning this case,” Soyemi said. He was led in evidence by Dr Jide…
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Sylvester: Falana asks police to invite Kemi Olunloyo over ‘reckless allegation’

Sylvester: Falana asks police to invite Kemi Olunloyo over ‘reckless allegation’

A law firm, Falana & Falana’s Chambers, has asked the Lagos State Police Command to invite blogger and social media personality, Kemi Olunloyo, to explain a “reckless allegation” she made against the late 12-year-old student of Dowen College, Sylvester Oromoni. The solicitors to the family of the late student accused Olunloyo of attempting to destroy the name of Sylvester on social media by claiming that the late student wanted to join a cult group in the Lekki-based school and had agreed to be beaten. The law firm owned by renowned human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), therefore, urged the Deputy…
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Sylvester’s death: Dowen College gives update on investigation, reveals next action

Sylvester’s death: Dowen College gives update on investigation, reveals next action

The management of Dowen College, Lagos has released a new statement on the investigation of the controversial death of one of its students, 11-year-old Sylvester Oromoni. The school principal in a statement addressed to parents and guardians, revealed that five of its students and three hostel parents have been taken into custody but that this was, however, not an admission of guilt or wrongdoing. Dowen College’s management mentioned that an autopsy will be carried out in Lagos with its pathologists present as part of the investigation process. The principal also requested that following the preliminary investigations, the Ministry of Education…
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Dowen College: 5 arrested students remanded in juvenile home

Dowen College: 5 arrested students remanded in juvenile home

•Sylvester’s death’ll help correct other errors —Dowen College parents •As group protests, demands de-registration of school By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Adesina Wahab & Esther Onyegbula FIVE students of Dowen College in Lekki, Lagos, who were arrested by the Police in connection to the death of 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni, have been remanded in a juvenile home. Oromoni Jnr. died of complications, last week, as a result of injuries sustained from an attack by a group of five senior colleagues for allegedly refusing to join a cult group in the school. Vanguard gathered that the students were remanded, following an order obtained from…
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Lagos Police arrests 3 Dowen College students over Sylvester Oromoni’s death

Lagos Police arrests 3 Dowen College students over Sylvester Oromoni’s death

The Lagos police command has on Tuesday arrested three students of Dowen College in connection to the death of Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, also confirmed that three out of the five students are already in custody, while two are currently at large. Recall that Late Sylvester Oromoni had mentioned five senior students allegedly responsible for the injuries he sustained when he was attacked at the Dowen College. Late Sylvester Oromoni, was allegedly attacked by senior students of Dowen College, where he reportedly sustained internal injuries that resulted in his demise. Recall that over 100,000 signed…
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