The Lagos State Government may commit proceedings against Chrisland School over the death of one of its pupils, Whitney Adeniran.
The outcome of the autopsy revealed that the student died of electrocution against the claim of the school that the girl was sick.
A statement on Thursday by the Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Grace Alo said the post-mortem report revealed Whitney’s cause of death to be Asphyxia and electrocution.
The statement indicated further that the Directorate of Public Prosecutions had been instructed by Lagos State Attorney General to issue legal advice on the matter with immediate effect.
She said the Lagos State Government has received the post-mortem report dated March 1, 2023, issued by the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, in respect of Adeniran Omodesola Whitney, who was until her demise, a student of Chrisland School, Opebi, Lagos.
“The statement from the office of the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), states that the post-mortem report revealed the cause of death to be Asphyxia and Electrocution.
While the Lagos State Government commiserates with the deceased family it assured Lagosians that anybody found culpable would immediately be charged to court.
Whitney’s remains were laid to rest on Thursday.