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Students caught smoking shisha in Lagos school suspended

Days after making trend on social media, five students spotted in a viral video smoking shisha in school uniforms have been suspended.

TrillweTunes understands that the Lagos State Government announced their suspension on Monday, April 19.

The young female students of the Oreyo Senior Grammar School, Igbogbo, Ikorodu had trended on social media in the last week after their video which received a barrage of reactions from concerned Nigerians surfaced.

Nigerians at home and in the diaspora had condemned the video, calling for sanction against the pupils and their parents. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Tokunbo Wahab, who confirmed the development disclosed that the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Youth and Social Development is handling the case.

He added that the state government has ordered their rehabilitation with immediate effect.

Wahab said: “Appropriate steps are been taken to address the issue with the aim of preventing future occurrence in the state.

“The appropriate ministry is already intervening. You see why the role of parents is so critical. We can’t leave everything to the government and school. This is heart-wrenching.”

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