Richard Ginika Izuora
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command, has commenced investigation; into the alleged sexual molestation; as well as maltreatment of a JSS1 student of Deeper Life High School, Idoro, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Odiko MacDon.
Deborah Archibong, the mother of the victim, has petition the Deeper Life High School for the molestation of her son.
The Police spokesperson added that the Commissioner of Police, Amiengheme Andrew, has ordered an investigation into the matter and the investigation has also commenced immediately.
“The Akwa Ibom State Police Command is in receipt of a petition by one Mrs Deborah Archibong, aged 41yrs; mother of one Don-Davis Iniobong Archibong ‘m’, aged 11yrs, a student of Deeper Life High School, Idoro Road, Uyo; wherein she alleged that her son, Master Don-Davis Iniobong was inhumanly treated; sexually molested and suffered starvation; against one Mrs Ndidi Solomon, aged 45yrs and three (3) others,” the statement read.
Also, the CP, while enjoining all parties involved to exercise restraint pending the outcome of the investigation; assured the good people of Akwa Ibom State that no stone will be left unturned in unraveling the truth; and that the outcome of the investigation will be made known to the general public.
The management of the school has promised to let itself open for investigation.
The school’s Education Secretary, Mrs Thelma Malaka, stated that the school would not cover up the issue; but ensure justice was served.
“Permit me to remind you that the Office of the Governor of Akwa Ibom State has taken over the investigation of the matter to ensure neutrality and a dispassionate outcome.
“We appreciate the concerted efforts of everyone who has shown support in the investigation thus far,” she explained.
Malaka added, “We would like to restate that Deeper Life High School stands on the core values of integrity and uprightness; and will not attempt to cover up any immoral act under any guise.”