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Lagos Govt Grills School Management, Teachers, Parents – Channels Television

All parties involved in the alleged Chrisland School scandal were vetted at the Lagos State Department of Education, Education Quality Assurance Conference Hall, Alausa in Ikeja on Wednesday.

A reliable source told Channels Television that those who attended the meeting were police officers, education quality assurance officials and that of the public prosecutions directorate, Chrisland school authorities, including teachers concerned, the parents of the pupils concerned.

The source further said that no students were sighted, however, contrary to the earlier planned invitation by the police to all parties involved to report to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti , for detailed inquiries.

Their presence at the ministry nullified the previous arrangement to be at the state ICID, Panti.


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Wednesday’s meeting is the latest development since reports that some students at Chrisland schools were involved in an alleged sexual abuse case in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Although the Lagos State government has closed all Chrisland schools in the state following the incident, it is also committed to ensuring justice is served.

She also warned “that anyone who engages in any visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct involving a child commits an offense and is liable to a custodial sentence of fourteen (14) years. This includes “producing, distributing, receiving or possessing an image of child pornography”.

The incident sparked heated controversy on social media. While many have accused Chrisland of trying to cover up the affair, others have claimed the student was raped.

But in a statement released shortly after, Chrisland denied the sexual abuse allegations.

“We are proud to reassure our stakeholders that no rape of anyone or the administration of a pregnancy test to a child has taken place under our watch,” reads a statement signed by a Chrisland Advisory Board Member, Akin Fadeyi.

“To emphasize, only post-travel COVID testing was performed on our students’ returning delegation, in accordance with COVID-19 travel protocols, at Life Center Medical Services on March 21, 2022, at School Hall, Opebi.