Dowen College ‘murder’: Lagos coroner to meet with Falana on inquest

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Lagos State Coroner, Justice Mojisola Dada, will hold a preliminary meeting with activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Wednesday on an inquest on the death of 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni at the Dowen College in Lekki, Lagos.

The meeting was scheduled following Falana’s request for an inquest to unravel circumstances surrounding Oromoni’s death.

The letter inviting Falana to the meeting, dated December 7, 2021, was signed by the Epe District Coroner, Mikhail Olukayode Kadiri.

Also on Tuesday, the House of Representatives asked the Inspector-General of Police to take over the investigation.

The House also asked the Federal Ministry of Education to set out guidelines for the operations of boarding schools.