By Adoga Ugaga, Abuja
It would be recalled that the story broke recently that the School of the Deaf, Kuje, FCT has become a den for violent abuse and sodomy resulting in a parent crying out after an alleged several surgery to restore her six-year-old son’s anus.
Ochono said: “If any child has been cannibalized (sic) in this school, if children are being physically assaulted or sexually molested, we will close the school and people would be hanged in this country, the full weight of the law would be brought to bear.
“That particular case is a special case and we have concluded that there was definitely an abuse of that child. What we don’t know at this stage is when, where and how that child was abused. The details would be concluded when we conclude our investigations.
The permanent secretary said a lot has been done between the ministry of education, FCT Administration and the police, the findings would be made public when it’s concluded. He called on parents to come up with findings, if they have any; past parents of present and any who’s ward died in mysterious circumstances in the school in the last 10 years should come up and let the public know.
In his response, chairman, UBEB, Dr. Kabiru Matazu noted that “the lady in question brought the child for admission in September 2018 and the boy resumed in October, 2018 and the school vacated in November 2018. The child is six years old and was in the school for about six weeks.
“The lady reported the issue sometime in December, 2018 when the school had already vacated and was asked to come back in January, 2019 when the school resume. The child was never brought to sick bay in the school. And the child is only 6 years old”.