Secondary Students Ambushed And Beats Teacher Who Stopped Them From Cheating In Ogun

Secondary Students Ambushed And Beats Teacher Who Stopped Them From Cheating In Ogun

A teacher in Ogun State, olawole Shonuga was reportedly ambushed and beaten by a gang of ten senior secondary school students for stopping one of them from cheating during an examination.

According to Daily Trust, the incident happened on Tuesday at Isanbi Comprehensive High School, Ilisan-Remo, Ikenne Local Government Area of the state.

It was gathered that Shonuga while invigilating the unified examination for the SS 1 Art class students, caught one Ashimi Adebanjo, 18 years, cheating and seized his paper.


After school hours, the student ganged up with his peers waylaid the teacher and beat him up at the school’s gate, said an witness.

One of them, Kazeem Adelaja allegedly hit a stick on Shonuga’s head while others were beating him. It was gathered that police personnel from the Remo Division later pounced on the students and arrested about ten of them.

The police spokesman, Omotola Odutola, confirmed the incident, saying Shonuga had made a formal report on the alleged assault at Remo Police Division.


Odutola also confirmed the arrest of ten suspects. Our correspondent gathered that the suspects had already been arraigned in court for assault, but the command’s Public Relations Officer failed to answer questions about the arraignment.

The State Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS), Felix Agbesanwa frowned at the incident and insisted that the students must face the the wrath of the law to serve as a deterrent.

“The incident is true and I have been briefed. Our stand is that any student who raises his hand against his teacher should face the wrath of the law.

There is no going back on that. No student must raise their hands against the teacher, whether Ogun Teach teachers or permanent teachers, a teacher is a teacher”.

“They must be made to face the law to serve as a deterrent. I learnt they have been charged to court already.”

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