A 12-Year old identified as Ojonugwa was reportedly set ablaze by criminals in Ogugu, Olamaboro Local Government Area of the Kogi State because of a mobile phone. According to reports, the young boy knew the criminals who stole the phone and for the fear of testifying against them, they grabbed the boy, rode on their motorcycle to a distant place, dropped the boy, asked him to lie flat and cover his eyes.
The boy obliged, the three thieves drew gasoline from their motorcycle poured on Ojonugwa and lit him up just to kill the evidence.
It was gathered that Ojonugwa then dragged himself and dived into a drum of water after the assailants thought it was the end for him and abandoned him.
Kogi state Chief of Staff, Mr. Edward Onoja paid the young boy a visit in the hospital to show support.
Ojonugwa who has been transferred from a hospital in Lokoja to Abuja – is been handled by team of foreign and indigenous doctors and his situation is said to be improving fast…