A student of Ekiugbo Grammar School in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, lost his life after being flogged by a teacher. The decease identified as Kelvin Ogheneogaga a JSS 2 student, had on the day of the incident reported late to school and was flogged by a teacher.
The teacher allegedly kept beating the late student even after he complained of being sick over a leg injury. He was rushed to the hospital afterwards where he died.
The incident led to a protest on February 26 in with the teacher being attacked by angry students. The principal’s office was also destroyed by the students who also hurled a police van with stones.