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Pupil beaten to a coma by teacher in Anambra dies | details + photos 

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Pupil beaten to a coma by teacher in Anambra dies | details + photos 

 

Eight years old pupil of the Landmark International School, Mgbakwu in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, Henry Okonkwo, who was beaten to a coma by a teacher has on Wednesday, died.

 

Trust Base News had reported that the pupil was allegedly beaten to a coma by a 30-year-old teacher at the school, Faith Nwonye, who was later arrested and the school shut down for operating illegally.

 

The state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, via her Facebook page confirmed the pupil’s death on Thursday.

She wrote:

“He was a boy..like any other, with hopes and aspirations. He went to school for a better future but met gruesome death at the hands of the people who were supposed to help him achieve his life ambition. A quack teacher in an illegal school bludgeoned him to death. We mourn a life nipped in the bud! We mourn Henry Chukwuemeka Okonkwo! We mourn and we seek justice!”.

 

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