The Government of Delta State has announced the immediate closure of Ogume grammar school, Ogume in Ndokwa west council area following an attack by suspected cultists that left a student dead.

A female student of the school lost her life while properties worth millions of naira were destroyed when the suspected cultists attacked the school with all kinds of weapons last week.

The State Commissioner for Secondary Education, Mrs Rose Ezewu, announced the closure of the school on Wednesday, October 20, in Asaba during a meeting held with the leaders of Ogume community.

The Commissioner said that the decision of the state government to close the school was in the best interest of the community and the state in general as it was designed to guarantee the safety of teachers and students of the school.

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  1. That child was not killed as a cause of cult attack but she fell into a stream and drowned after been suspected to be chase from school for not putting on the school sports wear,that was what brought the uprising I don’t subscribe to the destruction of property but the they better say the truth, I went to the village that same day so I was able to ask some questions

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