Olumide Phillips, owner of Dowen College, goes into hiding 

Olumide Phillips
Olumide Phillips owner of Dowen College

, owner of Dowen College, has gone into hiding.

, and who is the owner of dowen college Lagos? Since , a student at Dowen College in Lekki, Lagos, died from injuries allegedly sustained from a beating by his classmates who wanted him to join their secret cult, Lagos has been trending.

Ejes Gist News reports the tragic incident in which 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni Junior was reportedly beaten to death for refusing to join a cult group in Dowen College, Lekki Phase One, Lagos is the most talked about topic on social media at the moment, particularly on Nigerian Twitter.

Read Also : IPOB Sends Powerful Message to Buhari Over Planned Visit to Ebonyi 

The unpalatable news of ’s death prompted the Lagos State to close Dowen College pending the outcome of their investigation.

WAEC 2022 Massive Recruitment for Graduates - APPLY NOW


Though several celebrities have taken to social media to demand justice for Sylvester, others have remained noticeably silent on the subject, raising concerns.

READ Also : Olumide Phillips Biography, Profile of Dowen College Owner

Given their relationship with a colleague whose parents own Dowen College, some celebrities have purposefully ignored the campaign for justice for Sylvester Orommoni.

Olumide Phillips
Olumide Phillips owner of Dowen College and his wife

Dowen College is owned by the parents of female singer Lami Phillips, who is currently the Director of Students and External Affairs, according to this newspaper’s findings.


Lami Phillips, Dowen College Director of Students and External Affairs, was expected to issue a public statement expressing concern and sympathy to calm the social media outrage, but the female singer, who had previously spoken out when Governor Ambode demolished a pedestrian bridge built by the school a few years ago, had since gone into hiding and refrained from making public statements since the incident occurred, resulting in a feces splash on her image on social media.

Despite the fact that the Dowen College saga has received a lot of media attention in recent days, the school’s owner, Chief Osborne Olumide Phillips, and his daughter, Nigerian singer Lami Phillips, have refused to comment.


Lami Phillips, also known as Lami Phillips Gbadamosi, has deactivated her Instagram account in order to avoid being dragged further by pundits by the Dowen College saga.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.