An 11-year-old boy who was arrested for his alleged involvement in Edo Police station attack, has been enrolled in a private school.
Gift Osayuwu, was arrested by the police for allegedly joining a gang of hoodlums to attack Oba Market police station at Evbuotubu area of Benin City. After the attack, he was said to have worn the uniform of a police sergeant and declared himself as the Inspector General of Police (IGP).
He was released by the police on Friday, October 30 following a public outcry and condemnation of the arrest and unlawful parade of an infant.
Gift has now been enrolled in one of the best private schools in Benin city. This was Confirmed by the Coordinator of human rights group, Talakwa Parliament, Kola Edokpayi, on Monday, November 2. According to Edokpayi, the boy was enrolled into JSS 1.
Gift was accompanied to the school by his widowed mother, a pure water seller, and donations into the boy's Education Trust Fund have continued to pour in from well meaning Nigerians.