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15-yr-old girl dies in Akwa Ibom school

Edima Umoh, an SSS3 student of Full Life Academy, located on Airport Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, was the unfortunate victim of the tragic incident that unfolded on Tuesday, May 23. Edima, known for her remarkable academic prowess and lively spirit, was deeply loved and respected by her peers and teachers alike.

As the news of Edima’s passing spread throughout the school community, grief and shock reverberated among the students, teachers, and staff. The school premises became a somber gathering place as students consoled one another, struggling to come to terms with the loss of their bright and talented classmate.

The faculty and administration of Full Life Academy have expressed their deepest condolences to Edima’s family, assuring them of their unwavering support during this difficult time. The school has also provided counseling services to students and staff members to help them cope with the emotional impact of the tragedy.

Local authorities, including the Nigerian Police Force, have joined forces with the Ministry of Education to investigate the circumstances surrounding Edima Umoh’s untimely demise. They are determined to ascertain any potential negligence or lapses in safety protocols that may have contributed to the unfortunate incident.

As the investigation progresses, the community has united in calling for a thorough evaluation of safety measures within schools across Akwa Ibom State. Concerned parents and citizens have urged the government to ensure that educational institutions have appropriate infrastructure and trained personnel to respond swiftly to medical emergencies.

The tragic loss of Edima Umoh serves as a poignant reminder of the significance of student safety and well-being within schools. It is hoped that this incident will propel educational authorities, school administrators, and relevant stakeholders to take immediate action in implementing stringent safety protocols, conducting regular risk assessments, and fostering a culture of vigilance to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future.

The memory of Edima Umoh, a young life filled with promise, will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and cherished her. As the community mourns this profound loss, they stand united in their determination to ensure that every student in Akwa Ibom State can pursue their education in a safe and secure environment.