Nollywood actress and producer, Funke Akindele, is advocating for an end to flogging of students in Nigerian schools.
Funke Akindele corporal punishment Nigerian schools
The actress in reaction to a video of girls being flogged mercilessly by a teacher described the practice as, “wicked” and “evil.”
She made the call in a video uploaded on her Instagram account on Tuesday evening.
In the video, a male teacher was seen viciously flogging some female students with a cable.
The students, who were on a sort of a line could be seen in pain after being flogged by the teacher.
“What? Who is this TEACHER flogging these students? What school is this? I’m so sad seeing this and I must say this act is WICKED,EVIL. Can’t they be given other punishments? Are they not human beings? What if one of them passes out in the process? What of the injuries inflicted on them? I’m so angry! Tani Tisa yi? Pls they should STOP THIS O!!!!!!!!😡😡😡 This teacher has to be sacked!!!
TEACH NOT TRAUMATISE!!!
#TeachNotTraumatise” – @funkejenifaakindele
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