Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe has added her voice to the viral incident about the death of 12 year old Sylvester Omoroni of Dowen College.


Social media users have been enraged by the sad demise of the student of Dowen College who was allegedly abused and tortured by his peers after he refused to join their cult.

Oromoni died on 30 November after a week of ill-health, said to have arisen initially from an injury sustained on the football pitch.

On Wednesday, Perrison, Sylvester’s cousin disclosed the news of his death on Twitter and fingered the school for overlooking the killing.

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A series of tests and X-rays showed that Sylvester sustained internal injuries from severe beating therefore his demise on Tuesday, his cousin revealed.

Reacting to the sad news, Mercy Aigbe postulated that Sylvester didn’t deserve to go through such pain and agony. According to her, she felt heart broken watching the video of the innocent child.

She wrote:

That child didn’t deserve such wickedness 😭😭😭😭

See how netizens reacted to the video. Ghgossip culled some reactions below;

mizhilly wrote; I remembered wen my elder brother was in Boys model patani, they tried to blend him into Cult in S.S 1 but he refused and they cut him with battle axe at his left arm.the sch called my parent dat he sustained an injury during sport and fell on sharp object…my dad took my brother to hospital & from there change him b4 they will kill him in sch.He made complains abt wat my brother was going tru in sch but the principal didn’t do anything abt it so my dad withdrawn him from d sch.God dat saved my brother, Only God knows wat would av happened den

layorems wrote; Absolutely it’s painfully sad to watch a baby, a child suffer so much and die from his injuries caused by other children. Something needs to be done, what kind of homes do these children come from, they must be held accountable 😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡

tessyodunayo wrote; I find it difficult to read d story,seen d video alone, I have not being my self.Seeing him him going Tru hurible pains.