Teacher flogs 12-year-old pupil to death


A 12-year-old pupil of a secondary school in Awka, Anambra State, Miss Chidimma Ukachukwu, has died after she was allegedly flogged by her teacher for failing to do her homework.The source explained that the girl fainted after being flogged severally by a female teacher and was subsequently rushed to an undisclosed hospital, where she died.
The source also told NAN that the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Uju Okeke, then ordered the closure of the school as a result of the incident.Chidimma Ukachukwu was buried on Tuesday andt he family is still in grief.The girl’s father, Mr. Simeon Ukachukwu, confirmed the incident, saying it was a sad development. He added that it was an act of God.
Why should you flog another man’s child in the name of training? There are better ways a child can be corrected other than flogging. Hope he is punished for this act and this serves as a lesson to other teachers
May her soul rest in peace…amen