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Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by Babtech001: 7:05am On Dec 06, 2021
Our Son Acted As A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Late Buruji Kashamu’s Family Speaks

The family of the late Senator Buruji Kashamu says Michael Kashamu, one of five students of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos named to have allegedly attacked Sylvester Oromoni, is innocent, Igbere TV reports.

In a statement issued on the family’s behalf by Mutairu Kashamu, the family called for calm and supported the ongoing investigation into the matter.

In the statement, the late senator’s family explained that, “Our son, Michael Kashamu, had acted as a school father for the late Sylvester in his first session in the school.”

The family, however, clarified that Michael had ceased to be the “school father” of the deceased when he was allegedly bullied.

Igbere TV reports that the family called for the alleged cyber bullying which it has been subjected to since the incident became public knowledge to stop.

Dowen College Student's Death: Kashamu's Family Empathizes With The Bereaved...Calls For Thorough Investigation.

-By Mutairu Kashamu

The Kashamu family has been inundated with enquiries, calls and messages over the unfortunate incident at Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos, which led to the untimely death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student of the College.

While we empathize and commiserate with the family of the late Sylvester Oromoni over the irreplaceable loss, we wish to appeal to all and sundry to hold their horses until the Police and the Lagos State government have completed their independent investigations and established the truth.

Most commentators have rushed to conclusions based on assumptions and false information, including the allegation that our son Adewale Michael Kashamu was in any way involved in the bullying or beating of Sylvester Oromoni.

Since the news of the unfortunate incident broke, we have made our own private enquiries and carefully questioned our son about his involvement. This is why we did not rush out to respond to the cyber-stalking, name-calling and negative commentaries that have taken over the social media about our son’s alleged involvement in this sad incident.

Some of the true facts now slowly emerging from under the mass of lies are that: Our son, Adewale Michael Kashamu, had acted as a school father for the late Sylvester in his first session in the school at the request of Sylvester’s sister who is also a student of the school.

However, in the 2021 session commencing in September 2021 Adewale Michael Kashamu was moved to a different floor in the boarding house and engrossed in his own studies and activities, he was no longer as close to Sylvester as in the previous session.

Adewale Michael Kashamu is a compassionate and considerate boy. Sometime last session, some boys had been accused of beating Sylvester with belts and seizing his foodstuff but Adewale Michael Kashamu was not involved at all. He was in fact in sympathy with Sylvester over that incident.

On that occasion, Sylvester’s parents made a report to the school and the affected students were questioned and one of them at least was suspended.


Adewale Michael Kashamu is not aware that an identical incident occurred again this year leading to Sylvester’s injury and death.

Adewale Michael Kashamu had seen Sylvester limping sometime late in November and (assuming he might have been injured playing football) merely empathized with him and advised him to go to the school clinic.

Other students who knew the circumstances of Sylvester’s leg injury have all testified that he was injured whilst playing football.

Whilst he was in school, Sylvester had no visible injury to his lips or face. Sylvester’s family has admitted that Sylvester’s swollen, blistered and bloody lips (as shown in videos and pictures, now viral on the internet) were reactions to medications given to Sylvester after he had been taken from the school by his parents.

We feel and can relate to the pains of the Oromoni family and all those genuinely concerned about this unfortunate incident. That is why we wish to express our readiness to cooperate with the parents of the deceased, the Police, the Lagos State government and other relevant stakeholders to get to the root of this matter so that the cause of justice will not only be served but manifestly seen to have been served.

However, it is regrettable that of the five names that were mentioned in relation to the incident, it is only Kashamu's name that seems to ring a bell. Consequently, the family and its late patriarch (Senator Buruji Kashamu of blessed memory) have been the butt of irresponsible, falsehood-based and unwarranted attacks even when the full details of the incident are not yet known.

There is no denying the fact that Adewale Michael Kashamu is one of the children of the late Senator Buruji Kashamu. But, no family or parent will send a child to school to be involved in any form of crime or criminality; just like no parent would be happy to be informed that a child he or she sent to school to learn has been molested or killed under any guise.

That is why we wish to appeal for restraint on all sides. The cyber-bullying of our family will not help in any way to solve the bullying in schools that society through the ages has desired to stop.

The larger society should start by setting a higher standard.

We reckon that the bereaved family has related the account of the incident as narrated by the deceased.

On our part, we have continued to engage our son, Adewale Michael Kashamu, and he has continued to maintain his innocence.

Now that the Lagos State government and the Police have waded into the matter, we shall fully cooperate with them so that the truth will be established and the cause of justice served - justice for the deceased and his family, justice for the accused students and their families and justice for the society.

At this juncture, we want to encourage the management, parents and pupils of Dowen College (and indeed anyone) who may have useful information about this incident to please volunteer same to the Police and the Lagos State government - in the interest of justice.

SIGNED:
Mutairu Kashamu,
For and on behalf of the family of late Senator Buruji Kashamu who represented Ogun East in the 8th National Assembly.

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1068425183948208&id=100023422103861

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by nairavsdollars(f): 7:06am On Dec 06, 2021
School father. .is that what you sent him to school to do? Adewale should provide the boys who beat him with belt and seized his food. Let's begin from there. But I think that Dowen College is a breeding ground for cultists

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by joyandfaith: 7:07am On Dec 06, 2021
School father my foot!!

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by Sctests: 7:10am On Dec 06, 2021
That Kashamu offspring must be the leader of the cult group.

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by Ryda(m): 7:14am On Dec 06, 2021
I really don't know much about boarding schools but I do know about school father.

A school father will protect their ward at all cost
A school father will send his ward on errand while others are being punished
A school father will never, or can never allow their ward be treated the way late Sylvester was treated
A school father is like your sibling they protect you at all cost.


If you find a school father doing otherwise, it means there's a hidden motif.

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by PENNYSWAP: 7:15am On Dec 06, 2021
Nothing will come out of this ...

That’s Nigeria for you

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by bcomputer101: 7:16am On Dec 06, 2021
Nonsense.

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by Lawlab251: 7:17am On Dec 06, 2021
Hmmm
Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by Chikarata2020(m): 7:17am On Dec 06, 2021
School father that couldn't protect his school son. He should even be the number one suspect in this scenario

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by GodIsBiafran: 7:19am On Dec 06, 2021
This is a serious case. Bloggers should exercise caution before listing names. You don't want to end up roping in an innocent person. This Kashamu kid could even be innocent. Bloggers can never make heaven.

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by CrownOfClay724: 7:20am On Dec 06, 2021
The dead dey talk?

Mba nu!



The living will write their story.
And they will write whatever they like.

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by othermen: 7:24am On Dec 06, 2021
I think the family taking bold in the direction of this tragic incident, is a commendable and intelligent decision.

It’s foolish to keep quiet because even an acquittal by the police investigation or the court, would not acquit your boy from the conduct he has been alleged especially in the heart of millions of people across the world, because of the ill reputation of our judicial system.

Unless, the whole truth is revealed and there’s justice, the deeds of your boy would live and outlive you all. It’s now prominent than anything, his father, the senator did.

In time, most, when they hear the name ‘Kashamu’ would recall a bully and a murderer who perhaps got away with the act, they would little remember Kashamu, the senator, but we can remember Kashamu, as a remarkable boy who did right to ensure justice, realizing more, that justice was in his interest.

So, while I think this release is good especially as it relates to the attempt to convey to the public that their boy has been a protector and that he wasn’t involved in the incident, and also the sympathy with the family, I think this release failed though, when it went further in the defense of other suspects in the incident, taking up and spearheading even further the narrative that the death of the boy was not as a result of some bullying, but a sport incident.

The release come across, as though the Kashamu family is the one leading the defense of the suspected bullies and the Kashamu family is the chief generator of the narration that the boy merely was a victim of school activities as it relates to sports.

If they had simply and solely removed their son from the list of the suspected bullies, families of the other bullies would have been forced to react and so in whatever release aimed at shielding their boys, they had to take into consideration the other boys too and I think this difficulty exposes the release, in its entirety of denial, as one reeking of guilt and aiming to swindle the public from the truth.

Finally, No one is cyber bullying your family, they just want justice to be done. Those that are clamoring for justice are enraged as any reasonable person should be, owing to the accident. What they are not, is an enraged mob, that would find Kashamu family house and burn it to the ground. Of coz, you have rushed out for fear, that they may not burn your household name to disrepute or ruin…I don’t think this is the intention of the heat, that is why I think talking about his father as a drug peddler is unnecessary, the intention again is rather to ensure that justice is revealed and done or served.

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by brodalikeme(m): 7:24am On Dec 06, 2021
This type of family can most certainly produce the type of boy fingered in this kind of crime. Also I don’t expect them to have said anything contrary. School father indeed!

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by LibertyRep: 7:26am On Dec 06, 2021
Gradually, the truth behind the dastardly act will be unravelled.

The school seems complacent.

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by omlueh(m): 7:27am On Dec 06, 2021
Madness begot Madness, the oromoni family are very gentle and weak, in cases like this, you just let it rest for like four years, and all those names mentioned or associated with his death including members of the school authority trying to cover up for this dastardly evil act will be ELIMINATED one by one from this planet to the last person. Bastards

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by Asgard73: 7:30am On Dec 06, 2021
Yoruba people..

See as them explain like say dey follow their pikin Dey the school..

When peraon wey die and other kids wey witness son already explain truth.. this ones Dey play tufaced diplomacy.

E Dey always hard to see this take responsibility of their actions... they must find excuses or change narratives like say people Na mumu or outrightly deny you.

Ndia sef

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by TeeGentle(m): 7:31am On Dec 06, 2021
only God that know who is innocent and who is guilty
Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by Tinubuadvocate: 7:31am On Dec 06, 2021
No iota of truths will come out of this investigation since school management that supposed to conduct thorough investigation about the incident compromised the public shouldn't expect much from this case.

May the soul of Sylvester continue to resting in the bosom of our lord jesus christ. However I blame the boy family it seems they don't interact with their children because I can see I don't care attitude in their sides. Meanwhile this is not the first time they will beat Sylvester also Sylvester asked his mom to tell his dad to change his school.

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by ThatFairGuy: 7:32am On Dec 06, 2021
Let emotions outta this, don't just assume. Leave it for detectives to unravel
Sctests:
That Kashamu must be the leader of the cult group.

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by RoyalBlu(f): 7:32am On Dec 06, 2021
What kind of 'school father' watches his 'school son being beaten to a pulp?

A heartless one obviously.

... At this juncture, the little monsters should be brought forth and dealt with accordingly.

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by ThatFairGuy: 7:33am On Dec 06, 2021
You have serious problem.
You're so fixated on Yoruba that you attack us at will.

You need to get a life
Asgard73:
Yoruba people..

See as them explain like say dey follow their pikin Dey the school..

When peraon wey die and other kids wey witness son already explain truth.. this ones Dey play tufaced diplomacy.

E Dey always hard to see this take responsibility of their actions... they must find excuses or change narratives like say people Na mumu or outrightly deny you.

Ndia sef

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by rofemhell: 7:36am On Dec 06, 2021
You expect us to believe a statement released by the family of an alleged child killer? That's bold of you

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by Asgard73: 7:41am On Dec 06, 2021
ThatFairGuy:
You have serious problem.
You're so fixated on Yoruba that you attack us at will.

You need to get a life

Attack?

... and when you taunt igbos Na defend e be?

Don’t take too serious .. There’s no life here .. is an online play ground.. unless you’re telling me yoruba hate igbos for real

Rip to the young boy.. the kashamu will explain if they have a cam monitoring their pikin activities while in school.

Some humans really thing with their mouth

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by LagbajaTheBEREAN: 7:42am On Dec 06, 2021
Jjjj
Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by Houseofglam7(f): 7:43am On Dec 06, 2021
undecided
Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by Randal: 7:44am On Dec 06, 2021
Allow him talk
Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by mediainc: 7:44am On Dec 06, 2021
Sad

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Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by salbis(m): 7:44am On Dec 06, 2021
As e be for Naija, dis case may not fly. Terrible things happen here and las las no justice was done. Rest in peace to the young lad.
Re: Michael Was A School Father For Sylvester, He Is Innocent — Kashamu’s Family by ThatFairGuy: 7:44am On Dec 06, 2021
What brought about calling out Yoruba in this issue of The Kashamus?

Yorubas keep tormenting, it's obvious.

Once again, get a Life.
Asgard73:


Attack?

... and when you taunt igbos Na defend e be?

Don’t take too serious .. There’s no life here .. is an online play ground.. unless you’re telling me yoruba hate igbos for real

Rip to the young boy.. the kashamu will explain if they have a cam monitoring their pikin activities while in school.

Some humans really thing with their mouth

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