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Tears as Queen’s College Orphan who Lost Her Life is Buried

Her parents gone, now she's gone too. Sad! Tears flowed at the Atan Cemetery, Lagos on Thursday, as one of the victims of the Queen’s College diarrhoea outbreak, Praise Sodipo, was buried.

Reps of the school’s management, colleagues, family, friends of the victim paid their last respect to the 14-year-old, who died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, last Friday.

Some of the mourners broke down in tears when the coffin was opened for all to see late Sodipo, who was dressed in her school uniform.

The Senior Secondary School one pupil was buried around 11am.

Meanwhile, the Federal Ministry of Education has admitted blame in the death of the three pupils of the school, saying the incident could have been prevented if proactive steps were taken.

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, in a statement, condoled with families of the victims, saying the government was addressing the problem.