SUNNY DAVID, ONITSHA
A JSS 1 student of the Dennis Memorial Grammar School Onitsha, Anambra state has died after one of his classmates reportedly threw a large stone at him on Tuesday February 19, 2019.
Our sources said that the deceased Master Emmanuel Chukwuebuka Nnanna was a super intelligent student.
Our sources further stated that he was killed because of the students’ envy and the teacher’s carelessness.
The deceased, a JSS 1 student at Dennis Memorial Grammar School Onitsha and a native of Oburo Ogwa in Mbaitoli local government area of Imo state.
He died on Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 by a large stone thrown to crush his head from the school dormitory window by his fellow envious student.
Our sources also said that the incident happened after school hours, the victim was said to have finished eating in the school cafeteria, fetched water with his gallon, kept the water in his corner and came outside to play football.
On his coming out, he met two students playing football, asked if he could join them and the two boys playing the football told him to wait because they were playing turn by turn.
While waiting and watching them, a mischievous student carried a large stone they used to hold the dormitory door, targeted the victim from upstairs and hit the large stone on his head.
The victim fell down immediately and become unconscious and the two boys playing the football carried him to the school clinic, there was no equipment to handle his case there so one of the clinic attendants carried him out of the school gate and started looking for , he got one, took him to general hospital Onitsha where no treatment was given to him.
They later took him to Iyi Enu Hospital when he had already bled to death, while all these were going on, they did not contact his father.
Also Kanayo Hospital and other private hospitals are very close to DMGS, instead of them to take him there as his case was emergency, they rushed him to general hospital and then far away Iyi Enu because it’s Anglican hospital.
Just like that an innocent boy that lost his mother when he was only three years, a super intelligent boy with multiple talent died because of his fellow students envy and school management carelessness.
All efforts made by our correspondent to see the school principal failed as he was told he went to Awka.
When our correspondent also contacted the Anambra state police public relations officer, Mr. Haruna Mohammed (SP) said that there was no report to that effect.