Sylvester’s family hires Femi Falana (SAN) as their lawyer.



The family of Sylvester Oromoni has requested the service of Femi Falana (SAN) in seeking justice for their son.

The 12 year old student of Dowen College was said to be bullied to death by school mates for refusing to join a cult.

Femi Falana in a letter dated 6th of December, 2021 has written to the office of the Lagos State Chief Crooner, he demanded for an inquest to be done to unravel what led to the boy’s death.

The letter titled; “Request for Inquest into the Tragic Death of Sylvester Oromoni killed at Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos,” read in part.

“Given the needless death of Sylvester Oromoni, we are compelled to request you to use your good offices to cause a coroner’s inquest to be conducted into the cause of death of this young and promising boy and make appropriate recommendations pursuant to Section 15 of the Lagos State Coroner’s Law 2007 that states that an inquest shall hold whenever a coroner is informed that the death of a deceased person within his coroner district is as a result of a death in a violent, unnatural or suspicious situation.

We hereby request your lordship to conduct an inquest into the circumstance surrounding this tragic death and we are confident that your lordship will accede to our request with utmost urgency.”

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