Reality TV star, Natacha Akide, popularly known as Tacha, has reacted to the death of Sylvester Junior, a 12-year-old who was allegedly beaten to death for refusing to succumb to pressure by fellow students to join a cult.
Naija News reports that Sylvester Junior, a 12-years-old boy was allegedly beaten to death at a Lagos school for refusing to join a cult.
According to Perrie, an uncle to the 12-year-old boy, via the microblogging platform, Twitter, his cousin until his death was a student of Dowen college in Lagos State.
The school, Dowen college denied the allegations, claiming that the deceased sustained injuries while playing football and was given immediate medical attention by the school’s resident nurse.
Cousin of Sylvester Junior, Perrie, then released the video on his conditions before he passed on.
12-year-old Slyvester was visibly wincing in excruciating pain in the video that was shared.
Reacting, Tacha in a video shared on her Instagram stories, expressed devastation over the conditions the 12-year-old was in before his death.
She also slammed the school for allegedly trying to cover up the circumstances that led to the death of Sylvester, adding that ‘playing football couldn’t have left the young boy’ in such terrible conditions.
She asked the Lagos government to look into the incident and begin investigations if need be.
She further noted that issues such as this should not be swept under the carpet as incident such as this could have happened to anyone.