Edo State Government has secured admission in one of the state’s top secondary schools for the 13-year-old Daniel Oikhena, who stowed away in the wheel well of an Arik Aircraft from Benin to Lagos on Saturday August 24th, this year.
This was made known in a statement signed by Peter Okhiria, CPS to Edo State Governor Comrade Adams Oshiomhole the statement said Oshiomhole made this disclosure during the visit of Mr. George Uriesi, anaging Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and other FAAN management team to him at the Government house, Benin City, Yesterday September 8th.
According to the Governor, “without meaning to encourage anyone else, we decide to support him by sending him to one of the top secondary schools in Edo State that is owned by the Government. The reason for opting for a boarding school is that we think that there need to be closely watch him which his parents could not do”.
If a boy of 13-years-old can sneak through airport security the way Daniel did then are we safe?