The Lagos State Government has dismissed all charges against five students and five officials of Dowen College accused of being involved in the death of 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni.
Following the legal advice of Ms. Adetutu Oshinusi, director of public prosecution, the state cleared 16-year-old Favour Benjamin, Edward Begue (16), Ansel Temile (14), Kenneth Inyang (15), and 15-year-old Micheal Kashamu, son of deceased Senator Buruji Kashamu.
The school, as well as, its employees; Celina Uduak, Valentine Igboekweze, Hammed Ayomo Bariyu, Adesanya Olusesan Olusegun, and one Adeyemi, were also exonerated.
The legal advice addressed to the Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, and the trial magistrate, Magistrate Olatunbosun Adeola, also suspects still in custody to be released.
The advice further states that the interim and final autopsy reports issued by the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and toxicology report of post mortem samples and that of the Central Hospital, Warri were in agreement as to the cause of death namely: Septicaemia, Lobar Pneumonia with Acute Pyelonephritis, Pyomyositis of the right ankle and Acute Bacteria Pneumonia due to severe Sepsis.
See the legal advice below: