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Sylvester Oromoni’s death a big slap on my husband’s leadership – Sanwo-Olu’s wife



Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu

Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, the First Lady of Lagos State has said the death of 12-year-old student of Dowen College, Sylvester Oromoni, is a big slap on the state government’s face, TopNaija reports.


Speaking during an advocacy visit to some schools in furtherance of the ongoing 16 Days of activism against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, the First Lady, a women and children advocate, stated that the incident is something that has left them unhappy.

Ibijoke also commiserated with parents of the late student and everyone involved. A statement released by her Assistant Director of Public Affairs, Olubukonla Nwonah, read;


“I am aware that the Lagos State Government is at the moment investigating the incident and honestly, it is something we are not very happy about. It’s a big slap on the face of the education sector, the community, and Lagos State as a whole.

“It is a case that is being investigated and for the parents and everybody involved, honestly, we commiserate with them and send our condolences.

“As I said, the case is being investigated and I will not be able to say much on it at the moment.”

Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu worked for the Lagos State Government for 25 years, rising through the ranks of medicine to become the Chief Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer at Harvey Road Comprehensive Health Centre in Yaba, before being transferred to the General Hospital in Somolu.


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