16-year old JSS3 student dies in school premises in Ondo

The Ondo State Government has condoled the family of pastor Joshua Ojo over the death of their son, Emmanuel, who lost his life while playing in school.

Ojo, 16, a Junior Secondary School three pupil of CAC Grammar School, Akure, the state capital, was said to have fallen and hit his head on a concrete floor while playing on the school premises on Tuesday.

He was said to have been immediately rushed by the management of the school to the University of Medical Science Teaching Hospital, Akure, but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Information Officer of the state Ministry of Education Science and Technology, Mr Olaoluwa Meshack on Wednesday.

The statement said the state Commissioner for Education, Mr Olufemi Agagu, and some other government officials paid a condolence visit to the family of the deceased.

According to the statement, Agagu urged the family to take solace in God, believing that Him alone knows the appointed time for every being on earth.

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