Teacher’s cane permanently damages student’s eye in Kaduna State

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A teenager, Raliya Suleiman, a Junior Secondary School (JSS) student of Government Secondary School, Kachai, has lost sight in her right eye after a teacher hit the eye with his cane, Daily Trust is reporting. .
Raliya was allegedly flogged by a teacher in the school, one Moses Aura, because she came to school late on 23th February, 2017. The cane hit her right eye and has resulted to permanent eye damage.
The Tafidan Kachai and Raliya's uncle, Sani Abubakar, who confirmed the incident, said, "Raliya was late for school that faithful day, 23rd February, 2017 and the teacher, Moses Aura asked her and many others to kneel down and wait for him.
When he came back, he started beating her and the cane hit her right eye. She was rushed to the National Eye Center, Kaduna, unfortunately, they said the in the eye had drained out and there was nothing they could do to salvage the eye.


  1. Adeyemi Adeleye

    March 13, 2017 at 10:57 am

    Such a similar case occurred in Ibadan in 2015 which led to the death of the girl… Teachers ought to be conscious of the way and manner they adopt when it comes to disciplines their students

  2. Bright Meek Phronesis Odei

    March 13, 2017 at 12:01 pm

    So unfortunate… This young girl is now permanently blind on here right eyes.
    Please teachers, mind the way you flog students…

  3. Morenikeji

    March 13, 2017 at 3:21 pm

    Dis is outrageous