Sylvester was a student of the college who was allegedly tortured by his schoolmates who allegedly tried to initiate him into a cult. He subsequently died from the injuries sustained in the process.
The mother of one in a post shared on her Instagram page, wrote:
“I woke up with so much pain. How do you lose a child in a safe zone and whose birthday is today? Sending love and light to Master Sylvester’s family and loved ones. Happy birthday young champ, we promise you justice. #justiceforslyvester
@dowencollegelagos, we will be leaving flowers and gifts outside your gate. Because today is a child’s birthday that died under your care!Please, if you are in Lagos, leave a little gift and prayer at the gate of Dowen College. Thanks.”