Landmark School child beaten to coma is dead

The pupil of the Landmark International School, Mgbakwu in Awka North Local Government Area, Master Henry Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, who was reportedly beaten to coma by a teacher has died.

The suspect, Mrs Faith Nwoye had earlier been invited by the Commissioner for Education, Prof Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, to explain what led to the brutalization of the child on Monday, May 20, 2024.

She was invited alongside Mrs Promise Ilo, the proprietor of the school, the school said to be illegal where the incident happened.

The teacher who admitted flogging the child, however said that the flogging was not as severe as the picture was painted.

The matter was handed over to the police for investigation, while the child was in the intensive care unit of the hospital, from where he was said to have later given up the ghost in the early hours of Wednesday 23/05/2024.

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