Pupils on Drugs

Secondary School Pupils Attack Teacher After Getting High on Drugs

Some pupils of Zappa Secondary School in Asaba, in Delta State, have attacked a male teacher after allegedly taking hard drugs.

According to reports, the pupils, who completed their first term examination on Friday, attacked the teacher while he was on his way home.

The teacher, according to an eyewitness, was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, for treatment as he suffered a broken head and other injuries.

It was learnt that policemen from the ‘A’ Division Police Station were immediately alerted and they arrested some pupils on the school premises.

Efforts to reach the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Onome Onovwakpoyeya, were not successful as several calls put across to her mobile phone were not picked.

An activist, Mr Victor Ojei, who rushed to the scene of the incident, said hard drugs had caused a lot of damage to some secondary school pupils in the state.

Ojei stated, “The teacher was attacked and rushed to the FMC for treatment. Hard drugs are now being consumed by secondary school pupils in Delta State. “These kids now take all forms of hard drugs and get intoxicated and start fighting their teachers. They broke his forehead.”

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