Nigerians have taken to their social media handles to react to the alledged beating of an SS1 student of Command Secondary School, Enugu who was allegedly flogged to death by a soldier whose identity is yet to be revealed.
The story which was reported on Facebook by a relation of the boy showed pictures of the deceased whose head was swollen.
According to report, the student (names witheld) was flogged severely on his head for not barbing his hair.
It was also gathered that said the boys head started swelling causing the parents to move him from one hospital to the other until his untimely death.
The mother of the deceased, Mrs Chibuzo on her Facebook page wrote:
“It is still very hard to believe that you are gone my son but one thing I know is that God will surely fight for us rest in peace my son.”
Meanwhile some Facebook users in their separate posts also react
Nnaji Miriam Izuogu: “This is exactly what happened to my kid brother last year November 2021,in the same skool and now this story, today Paschal my brother is no more 😭😭😭😭 Rip to this soul, it’s so painful, Paschal is supposed to be writing his waec exams by now, let the anger of God descend on the army killer of Paschal and this son of Ndidiamaka.
Oge Ezeji, “Madam, is very painful you have to loose your son.yesterday I was very bitter when my son came back and was narrating the story to me.A boy who is suppose to start his inter command exam today.
Efforts to get the reaction of the Army as at the time of this story failed as the Public relations Department in Enugu is yet to react to the allegations