Tragedy: Best Student Dies After High Jump At School’s Inter-house Sports

A 16-year-old  Student  identified as Master Michael Paul Ogbe,  has reportedly died  as a result of the head injuries he suffered while participating in his school’s inter-house sports competition on March 1, 2017.

The late Micheal’s sister contacted Instagram user @Famousblogng, to share a story about how her younger brother an SS3 student of ASACS International Staff College in Bwari, FCT Abuja died.

Michael who was said to be the best SS3 science student in the school, had only returned to school barely a week before his death

Reacting to the news of her only son’s death, Mrs Marian Nnanna Ogbe, called for a probe into the incident, asking for justice.

.According to Some Eyewitness accounts Michael was not rushed to the hospital immediately, which may have caused his imminent death. Sources also revealed that the school lacked proper high jump facilities, as only a small mattress was placed on the ground for students to land on.

The Principal of the school, Mr Odo Cosmas Uchenna, said only the proprietor is allowed to speak on the matter, as it happens to be a sensitive one.

Newsmen who visited  the emergency ward of the Bwari General Hospital where Michael was taken to after his accident, an anonymous medical personnel said he had attended to the deceased when he was brought in at about 1pm that day, and that he was already unconscious and foaming at the mouth.

He also said all efforts to revive him proved abortive as he died before anything could be done for him.


A young lady

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