Student Plunges to Death While Plucking Mangoes, Teacher Flees

The whereabouts of a female teacher, Mrs. Kura who allegedly sent the senior prefect of Ijo Mimo High School, Akure, Temitayo Oluwole, to pluck mango for her, resulting in his death, is still unknown.

The student fell from the mango tree located at the school’s premises on Saturday while the said teacher is said to be on the run, for fear of arrest or being lynched by protesting students and parents at the school.

The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Femi Joseph, disclosed that the command would declare the suspected teacher wanted if she did not report at the police station for interrogation.

The PPRO explained that the school Principal, Mr. Olaoye, had reported at the police station for interrogation by detectives.

Also speaking, the state’s Commissioner for Education, Mr. Femi Agagu, said the state government had sent representatives of relevant education agencies, associations and bodies to Oluwole’s parents and the school for investigation.

Leke Adegbite

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