The Malta Independent 18 October 2018, Thursday

Judge hands over report on Nigerian girl who died in Zabbar Dominican residence

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 13:54 Last update: about 6 months ago

Retired judge Philip Sciberras has handed over a report commissioned by the government following the death of a Nigerian eight-year-old girl at a Dominican residence in Zabbar.

The government said that the report will not be published now because a magisterial inquiry is still taking place.

In a statement, the Family Ministry said that it is committed to publish the report but, following advice from the Attorney General, this will be done only after the magisterial inquiry is completed.

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The ministry said that it will however take on board all administrative recommendations made in the report with immediate effect.

The Nigerian girl, Victoria Aluko, died as a result of a rare condition, Minister Michael Farrugia had told Parliament.

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