Little Boy Dies in Abuja School, Parents Suspect Foul Play

Parents of a four-year-old boy, Miguel Ovoke who died during the BrickHall Schools located in the Cadastral Zone B11, Kaura on Wednesday in Abuja during the school’s feeding hours are suspecting foul play by the school.

It was gathered that Miguel died on the 24th of April 2024 and was brought to the Excel Specialist Hospital, Abuja by his teachers around 11 am in an unconscious state.

The death certificate issued and seen by Punch and signed by Dr. Akinwande Ajayi, on behalf of the medical director, indicated that he was brought in, “on account of aspiration on meat while feeding at school.”

The hospital said upon examination, the medical team found that the boy’s pupils were fixed and dilated, with a nonreactive response to light.

His peripheral pulses were said to be “impalpable, blood pressure was unrecordable, and there was no cardiopulmonary activity or respiratory excursions, silent chest.”

The report indicated that all efforts of the medical team to resuscitate him failed.

The report concluded that he was “Brought in Dead.”

Meanwhile, the parents of the deceased contacted Lawyer and activist Deji Adeyanju who confirmed the development to Punch reporter.

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