Family Announces Burial Date for Dowen College Tragedy Victim Sylvester Oromoni Jnr
After the tragic demise of Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, a former pupil of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos State, his family has officially announced the burial date, two years after the controversial incident that claimed his life.
Background on the Tragedy
Sylvester Oromoni Jnr lost his life on November 30, 2021, following alleged torture and injuries inflicted by senior students at Dowen College, purportedly in an initiation attempt into a cult group.
The incident stirred diverse reactions both online and offline, with the school facing scrutiny.
Burial Date Revealed
In a statement released on Monday, the family disclosed that Sylvester would be laid to rest on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at the Ogbe-Ijaw Warri Kingdom in Delta State.
Memorializing Sylvester’s Legacy
The family’s statement reflected on Sylvester’s life, describing him as a 12-year-old with exceptional intellect and maturity beyond his years.
Known for his passion for computer science, programming, and football, Sylvester’s untimely demise left an irreplaceable void in the lives of his family and those who knew him.
Justice Advocacy Persists
Expressing their continued grief, the family urged everyone to honor Sylvester’s memory by reflecting on the bright spirit he brought into their lives.
They called for justice, emphasizing that the quest for accountability in Sylvester’s murder remains ongoing.
The family’s plea echoes the sentiment that justice should be served for the promising scholar who met a tragic end at the hands of fellow students.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn