The Lagos State Ministry of Education, Education Quality Assurance Bureau, Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Ministry of Justice and Domestic Violence Agency and Sexuality of Lagos State are investigating a case involving students at Chrisland School which took place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Lagos State makes an announcement on Monday as they also announce school closures.
For the statement that the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Agency (DSVRA) released, they say the “alleged case of sexual violence” involves minors – underage students are the subject of an investigation while the criminal allegations are forwarded to the Commissioner of Police
“Lagos State Government has failed to draw attention to the alleged sexual abuse case involving students at Chrisland School which took place in Dubai, UAE,” the statement said.
Popular Music Artist Manager, Ubi Franklin na im first Tweet about di mata on Sunday, April 17, 2022 but e bin no mention di name of any school.
Say Tweet comes to generate massive reactions from Nigerian Tweeter users which is trending all social media.
The DSVRA said that in view of this allegation, it was committed to ensuring that adequate medical and psychological support was provided to those involved.
“Say na to reassure members of the public of the state government’s commitment to child safety and protection, in particular to ensure that all institutions caring for children within the state, formulate and implement policies and systems that will be the subject of a complaint to the Executive Order (NO. EO/AA08 of 2016), Lagos State Child Safeguarding and Protection Programme. “
DSVRA warns against sharing sexually explicit videos involving children
DSVRA also uses this medium to remind the general public of the implications of sharing sexually explicit videos involving children.
“We also use this medium to remind the general public of the implications of any visual depiction of explicit sexual acts involving a child committing an offense and facing a custodial sentence of fourteen (14) years.”
Does not include producing, distributing, receiving or processing a child pornography image.
“In the meantime, all schools in Chrisland in Lagos State are hereby closed pending further investigation.”
Meanwhile a woman says she is di pikin’s mom she implicates for di mata says she is unaware of what happened until a relative anoda, dia pikin dey go di school call dia attention to di incident. Di woman wey tok say di mata happun for Dubai calls on the authorities to come and help me.
BBC Pidgin is trying to contact Chrisland school to react on di mata but di pesin wey pick di call say dem go issue a statement soon.
Wetin Lagos State Police don tok
The Lagos State Police Command does not confirm that it is starting investigations into the school mother Chrisland.
For statement, di police tok-tok pesin, Benjamin Hundeyin said; “The attention of the Lagos State Police Command has come to an alleged rape video, allegedly shown to students at Chrisland School in Lagos, which is going viral on social media.”
“Di Command does not initiate investigations of di mata with a view to establishing the identities of di players for di video,
Di real incident for di video, di geographic location of di incident, di alleged threat to life against a student at di school, and circumstances surrounding di alleged repeated pregnancy tests performed on a student without parental consent.
“The Command also takes cognizance of the cybercrime angle for the entire episode and does not hesitate to call on Interpol’s support when needed.
For a holistic and impartial investigation, di Command will work with relevant ministries, departments, agencies and non-governmental organizations. Meanwhile, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc, mnim, psc, does not promise to say that due diligence is going to be observed to ensure no miscarriage of justice occurs. ”