Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Funke Akindele, has strongly criticized the beating brutal beating of some secondary school pupils in Nassarawa State.
The Multiple award winning actress in reaction to a video of girls been flogged mercilessly by a teacher described the practice as, “wicked” and “evil.”
She made the call in a video uploaded on her Instagram account on Tuesday evening.
In the video, a male teacher was seen viciously flogging some female students with a cable.
The students, who were on a sort of Assembly line could be seen in pain after being flogged by the teacher.
However, ‘Jenifa’ as widely called has called for the teacher’s sack while also demanding for the name of the school and teacher.
She wrote: What? Who is this TEACHER flogging these students? What school is this? I’m so sad seeing this and I must say this act is WICKED,EVIL.
“Can’t they be given other punishments? Are they not human beings? What if one of them passes out in the process? What of the injuries inflicted on them? I’m so angry! Tani Tisa yi? Please they should stop this oh,This teacher has to be sacked!!! “Teach Not Traumatise, No To Flogging, Protect Our Girls, Protect Our Children.”
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According to multiple reports making the rounds, the Nasarawa state government’s education ministry has suspended the principal and two other staff of Government Science School, Nasarawa Eggon, in Nasarawa state over severe punishment melted on female students who resumed late.
Leadership reports that the principal, the compound master and the staff who posted the video of the punishment on the social media were suspended till further notice.
The state commissioner for education, Tijjani Aliyu Ahmed confirmed that the teachers were suspended over the brutal beating of female students for resuming late.