Sylvester Oromoni’s family has hired human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, over the unfortunate death of their son.
This was made known in a letter dated December 6, 2021, and titled “Request for Inquest into the Tragic Death of Sylvester Oromoni killed at Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos”.
In the letter signed by Taiwo Olawale, the family hired Femi Falana to prosecute the case against Dowen College over the death of their son.
The letter in part reads below,
“Given the needless death of Sylvester Oromoni, we are compelled to request you to use your good offices to cause a coroner’s inquest to be conducted into the cause of death of this young and promising boy and make appropriate recommendations pursuant to Section 15 of the Lagos State Coroner’s Law 2007 that states that an inquest shall hold whenever a coroner is informed that the death of a deceased person within his coroner district is as a result of a death in a violent, unnatural or suspicious situation.
We hereby request your lordship to conduct an inquest into the circumstance surrounding this tragic death and we are confident that your lordship will accede to our request with utmost urgency.”