A 16-year-old boy, Emmanuel, a Junior Secondary School three pupil of CAC Grammar School, Akure, the state capital, fell and died while playing.
The deceased reportedly fell and hit his head on a concrete floor while playing on the school premises on Tuesday January 11 and was rushed by the management of the school to the University of Medical Science Teaching Hospital, Akure, but pronounced dead on arrival.
Information Officer of the state Ministry of Education Science and Technology, Mr Olaoluwa Meshack in a statement released on Wednesday January 12, said the Commissioner for Education, Mr Olufemi Agagu, and some other government officials paid a condolence visit to the family of Pastor Joshua Ojo.
The statement read;
“Mr. Agagu said the state government, particularly, the state Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, was really pained by the death of the student, Master Emmanuel Ojo, and urged the parents to accept the situation as the will of God at the moment, though painful.
“The commissioner also sympathized with the management and students of CAC Grammar School, Akure, and urged them to take consolation in God as the only giver and taker of life, emphasising that there are occurrences that are beyond human comprehension.”