Secondary School, Tunga, Niger State, Faith Galadima, who was
impregnated by the school’s vice principal, Mohammed Mohammed, has given
birth to a baby boy.
4, 2017 and is standing trial on two counts of unlawful sexual
intercourse with a child, and impregnating a female pupil.
had granted the VP bail in the sum of N1m, which she said was in line
with sections 35 and 36 of the 1999 constitution, and sections 341 and
342 of the Criminal Procedure Code.
journalists on Tuesday, said that she gave birth to the baby on October
28, after she was returned to her parents by her guardians in August.
at this tender age; but I will not allow the incident to shatter my
dream of becoming a nurse.
especially girls, to be committed to their studies and report to the
school authorities or their parents any form of abuse by individuals or
group of persons.
of the victim, decried the neglect of his daughter by Mohammed, noting
that she did not receive any assistance during and after the pregnancy.
was impregnated by the vice principal in her school, I regretted sending
her to school, because a teacher who was supposed to teach and correct
her was the one responsible for her predicament.
be taken care of by the man who put her in the family way; he should
take full responsibility for the baby’s needs,” he added.
the Niger State Child Rights Protection Agency, Mrs. Mairam Kolo, said
the agency had approached the ministry of education to give part of the
vice principal’s salary to Faith on a monthly basis for the baby’s
application before the court for a DNA test to be conducted on the baby
to assist police investigation and the court.
secretly transferred from GSS Tunga, Minna to an unknown school while
the case against him was pending in the court.
Ministry of Education could not be reached for comment on the transfer
of the accused to another school.