Poignant report reaching liveschoolnews.org news desk has it that a JSS III student of Useh Secondary School, in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State, , identified simply as Osamudiamen, was found dead in a pool of water.
Liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine gathered that the incident happened at about 9 a.m when six of the students left the school premises.
A source at the school told liveschoolnews.org grapevine “Nobody knew where they went. It was later that people started saying that they saw one boy drowning in the water. So we rushed down to rescue him but by the time we got there some people had brought him out from the water. But he was already dead.
“We were told that when they got to the water, which gathered after it rained two days ago, the boy jumped inside to swim and in the process drowned. Others ran away and went to call people to help but before they could rescue him he was already dead.”
When newsmen arrived the school, there was confusion as the authorities made frantic effort to take the corpse to the mortuary while they tried to reach the parents of the deceased.
The teachers who plead anonymity was astonish, pondering what would have prompt them leave the school premises when they were supposed to be in the class studying.
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