The Kwara state government has launched an investigation into the torture of some Islamic students. The head of the school has also been suspended pending the conclusion of the investigation.
At least 3 students of Misbuadeen Islamic Centre were brutally flogged by their mates on the instruction of the headteacher. A video of the incident went viral on social media and received heavy criticism.
The delegation sent by the Kwara state government revealed their decision to investigate the issue and suspend the headteacher. A statement by one of the delegates states that the parents of the affected students had consented to the beating.
The affected students were taken to a hospital for treatment.