By our correspondent

Authorities of the Akwa Ibom State Command of the Nigeria Police Force have said that the suspects connected to the crisis that rocked the Deeper Life High School in Uyo, have been charged to court.

According to a release by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP ODIKO MacDON, “..While Mrs Ndidi Solomon and four (4) others were charged to Magistrate Court, the two students were charged to Juvenile court”.

The release with reference number: AZ:5300/AIS/PPRD/VOL.6/03 dated 6th January, 2021, reads thus in full:

PRESS RELEASE

Akwa Ibom State Police Command

SUSPECTS CONNECTED TO THE DEEPER LIFE HIGH SCHOOL CRISIS CHARGED TO COURT

  • CP admonishes School Authorities.

Consequent upon a petition from one Mrs Deborah Archibong, to the Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State, CP AMIENGHEME ANDREW, fdc and upon the Commissioner’s directive for a discreet investigation into the issues contained therein, one Mrs Ndidi Solomon, aged 45yrs and four (4) other staff, including two students whose actions or inactions negated extant laws have been today, charged to court.

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While Mrs Ndidi Solomon and four (4) others were charged to Magistrate Court, the two students were charged to Juvenile court.

The Commissioner of Police while noting that it is only expedient for matters of this nature to be quickly investigated and the Courts allowed to decide on its merits, has called on school authourities to take the welfare and discipline of their students seriously.

The Command wishes to state that it has great respect for Fundamental Rights and will continue to protect the rights of citizens as constitutionally provided.

SP ODIKO MacDON, (amnipr)
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
AKWA IBOM STATE.