Lagos Shuts Down All Chrisland Schools

April 18, 2022
Chrisland Schools

By Adedapo Adesanya

The Lagos State government has announced the closure of all Chrisland Schools in the state following an alleged séxual violence involving students of the institution.

In a viral video on social media, two students of the school, a male and a female, were seen engaging in a séxual act and this has sparked reactions on the blogosphere.

Reacting to the incident, the state government said “all Chrisland Schools within Lagos State are hereby closed, pending further investigations.”

It also warned the general public against “producing, distributing, receiving, or possessing an image of child pórnógraphy” as those engaged in this act of “visual depiction of séxually éxplicit conduct involving of a child commit an offence and are liable to a custodial sentence of 14 years.”

It was gathered that the students of the school had travelled to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a competition when the unfortunate incident allegedly happened last month but was concealed from the parents.

In the statement issued on Monday, April 18, 2022, the Lagos State government said “all allegations are being investigated by the relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies, including Ministry of Education, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Ministry of Justice and the Lagos State Domestic and Séxual Violence Agency, whilst the criminal allegations have been escalated to the Commissioner of Police.”

“In view of the allegations, we are committed to ensuring that adequate medical and psychosocial support is provided.

“This is to reassure members of the public of the state government’s commitment to safety and child protection, especially in ensuring that all child-centred institutions within the state, formulate and implement policies and systems that are compliant with the Executive order (No. EQ/AA08 of 2016), Lagos State Safeguarding and Child Protection Program,” it added.

Adedapo Adesanya

Adedapo Adesanya is a journalist, polymath, and connoisseur of everything art. When he is not writing, he has his nose buried in one of the many books or articles he has bookmarked or simply listening to good music with a bottle of beer or wine. He supports the greatest club in the world, Manchester United F.C.

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