Principal Impregnates JSS3 Student In Niger

A 51 years old Vice Principal of Day Secondary School, Tunga in Niger state have been accused of impregnating a 16 year old JSS 3 student and have accused for assaulting female students in the school.

Six female students have come out to say that the Principal had sexual affairs with them.

The Vice Principal identified as Mohammed Mohammed was said to have lured the JSS 3 student into his office where he allegedly had sex with her.

In an interview, the victim who identified Mohammed as a family friend said he always invite her into his office adding that on the day of the incident, he persuaded her that it was not a bad thing sleeping with her.

She said that he gave her a transport fare of N200 after the incident.

The incident was made known when the girl was discovered to be pregnant and the head of the school Christian fellowship reported the issue to the state Childs Right Agency.

The Director General of Niger State Child Right Agency, Barrister Mairam Haruna Kolo who confirmed the incident expressed dismay that the Vice Principal who should be seen as a father figure in the institution abused the privilege and ended up assaulting those who is supposed to be protecting.

She disclosed that Vice Principal was alleged to have had affairs with other female students who were ready to confess before the security agency adding that they also discovered that he tried to abort a two months old pregnancy of a student by giving her drugs.

Kolo said that the Principal have been handed over to the Police Criminal Investigation Department for proper interrogation and prosecution.

In a visit to Mohammed Mohammed who is currently in detention, he pleaded guilty to the offence pointing out that he wanted to marry the victim and take care of her education as well.

He however denied having affairs with other female students in the school adding that in the incident with the victim, he did not know what came over him.

Efforts to get the state Commissioner of Education, Hajiya Fatima Magudu to comment on what penalty the government would give to the accused proved abortive as all calls made to her went unanswered.