A 13-year-old student of the Federal Government College, Kwali, in the Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Yahaya Aliyu, has died after being allegedly flogged by his teacher.
It was gathered that the teacher identified as Mrs Gibson allegedly beat the boy who was a Junior Secondary School 2 student for failing to do his assignment.
The source disclosed that his teacher hit him in the head while trying to punish him for not finishing up his assignment.
“The teacher gave him a punishment to serve and she later used a bucket handle on him. He was hit with on his head several times.
“After he was released, he put his head on his table. Some of his colleagues noticed that he was quiet and they checked on him. They raised the alarm to the authorities and he was rushed to the hospital. That was how he died. We learnt later in the day that students in the school protested on the premises of the school,” he added.
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