Lead British School Reacts To Viral Video Of Student Being Bullied

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The management of Lead British International School, Abuja has condemned the incident of bullying in the institution.

Naijaonpoint earlier reported that there is an outrage on social media following the alleged bullying of a female student of the school.

An X user, @mooyeeeeeee, in an SOS post accompanied by two videos on Monday night, is seeking justice for the female student and to stop bullying in society.

There’s a video I’m about to post. I need you guys to help me get justice for (sic). She was bullied in her school by her classmates at Lead British School, Abuja. Pls make it go viral so she can get justice,” ... read.

In one of the videos, the victim was seen being slapped repeatedly by another female student while asking “Who broke my heart?”.

In another video, the victim was seen sitting next to a male classmate who was heard saying “I spoilt her relationship”.

Following the development, some netizens took to social media to condemn the incident and called on the school to punish the perpetrators.

However, in a statement issued on Tuesday, the Head of the School, Abraham Ogunkambi said the school management is taking the matter seriously.

Ogunkambi said the school has reached out to the victim and her parents to provide support and other counselling services to help cope with the emotional and psychological impact of the incident.

The school head also said the school will offer counselling services and disciplinary measures to the perpetrators to address their bad behaviour.

Ogunkambi stated that a panel has been constituted to probe the matter and other allegations of bullying in the school.

Part of the statement reads: “The school management is treating this matter with the utmost seriousness,” Ogunkambi asserted. He added that the school has already been in contact with the victim and her parents, offering support and counselling services to help them manage the emotional and psychological effects of the incident.

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