Lagos probes Indian school where Nigerians are denied admission

Source: The Punch Newspaper

Incident Overview:

  • Nigerians express outrage over suspected discrimination at Indian Language School in Lagos
  • Lagos State Government condemns the development and orders a probe
  • Indian High Commission vows to sanction workers at the school who refused access to The PUNCH correspondent
  • Reports indicate the school was not admitting or welcoming Nigerians, prompting investigation
  • User @decommonroom shares experience about the school, stating that only Indian students are admitted
  • Correspondent denied entry by security officials, told that only Indian individuals can be attended to
  • Email to the principal seeking reaction goes unanswered
  • Press officer of the Indian High Commission vows sanctions, disciplines security guard and receptionist
  • School primarily meant for Indian wards to familiarize with Indian style of learning and traditions
  • Facebook users express dissatisfaction over discrimination against Nigerians
  • Some users call for government intervention and question the treatment of Nigerians by foreigners in Nigeria
  • Different opinions expressed on the issue, including concerns about cultural influence and the need for fair treatment
  • Users on X express outrage and share experiences with the school
  • Activist Gerald Katchy condemns discrimination, citing international and national treaties and the constitution
  • Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy states that the state government does not support discrimination and will investigate the matter through the Ministry of Education

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