Police Begin Probe As Parent Raises Alarm Over Chrisland Student’s Death

The father of the deceased student said his daughter died during the school’s inter-house sports activities on Thursday at the Agege Stadium.

This photo combination shows a police crest, the logo of Chrisland schools, and a cross-section of one of the schools’ buildings.

The Lagos State Police Command has begun an investigation into the death of a 12-year-old student of Chrisland International Schools, Whitney Adeniran.

The father of the deceased student, Michael Adeniran had taken to social media and alleged that his daughter, Whitney died during the school’s inter-house sports activities on Thursday at the Agege Stadium.

He further alleged that the child left home hale and hearty when he was picked up from home that day, he claims that no one offered any explanation to the family particularly what remain mystery to them was that his wife was present at the stadium, but the school did not call her attention to the incident as at when it happened.

He said, “To the biggest shock of my life by 1 pm in the afternoon, I got a call from my wife that she was informed that our daughter slumped at the inter-house sport and she was rushed to the clinic.

“My wife was at the venue even before the event started. She was never informed or called until they have conveyed our child out of the venue before they informed her. On arrival of my wife at the health center where they took my daughter. My daughter was lying dead with her lips black and her.”

“My question is what happened to my daughter at Agege stadium? As a father, I demand answers from Chrisland International High School. I am in deep pain and sorrow right now. If you are a father you will understand my pain. My daughter is highly loved by us,” he added.

“Since we started asking this question. The school has been asking us to back down from the autopsy and I know they know their way into the system. I am calling on the pathology department of @lasuth to please be honest with their result. Lagos State government, Nigerian Government, please intervene.”

Reacting, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, explained that the incident was reported at the Pen Cinema Police Station.

He said the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, Abiodun Alabi has directed that the case be transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti Yaba for discreet investigation.