No student was turned into tubers of yam in Ibadan — Commissioner for Education .

The alleged suspected ritualist, a middle-aged man, was att*cked by irate youths, on Bode Wasinmi-Bashorun axis, on Friday, December 3, after a security guard raised the alarm that he turned two students of Bashorun High School into tubers of yam.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Commissioner who visited the school of the said students said there was no record of any missing students. The guard had alleged that the said man dropped a certain amount of money on the ground which the children reportedly picked and immediately turned into two tubers of yam.
He said investigations have been carried out and it showed that the victim was mentally d*ranged. He noted that the findings indicate that the accused was sent on an errand to deliver the contents (two tubers of yam and a pack of diapers) in his bag.
Confirming the incident in a statement, Abdulramah said investigations carried out showed that the suspect was just a victim of circumstance. He described the incident as a mere figment of imagination.
He assured them that the security operatives would dig deeper into the incident to unravel details of what really happened.

The Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Mr Abiodun Abdulramah, has refuted claims that two students were turned into tubers of yam in Ibadan area of the state by a suspected ritualist.


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