Ogun: State where suspected madman stormed School, hacked 4-year-old pupils to death

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By Justice Nwafor

It was pandemonium in Agodo community, Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State, on Monday as an alleged lunatic stormed Saint John’s Anglican Primary School in the town and hacked two 4-year-old Pupils of the school to death.

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The lunatic who was identified as Lekan Adebisi ran into the school from a nearby bush at about quarter past eleven in the morning during lunch break.

He ran in and attacked the pupils who were playing in the field, hacking two male pupils in kindergarten class, identified as Mubarak Kalesowo and Sunday Obituyi, to death instantly.

The suspect fled the scene after commiting the unholy act.

Investigations revealed that though the school was fenced, there was no gate to prevent unfettered access to the school compound.

News of the event within a short period of time filtered into the town, and parents/guardians thronged the school to withdraw their children/wards.

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Reacting to the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed it and assured that his men were doing everything possible to arrest the suspect as soon as possible.

“The incident happened at 11:15 a.m. during lunch break. They (pupils) were on the field playing. The guy (suspect) just emerged from the bush and hacked two of them to death and immediately he did it, he ran away.

“Those who know him (suspect) said he is a madman and also an indigene of that place. But we are not relying on that. We are on his trail, we want to get him arrested.

“It is only the medical expert that would confirm whether he is a mad person or not. Our ultimate aim is to get him arrested. As I’m talking to you now, the Area Commander and the DPO Abigi are at the scene. We have set machinery in motion to get him arrested” the PPRO stated.

 

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