Deborah Samuel: Sokoto State government declare curfew after youths protest arrest of suspects


Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state following the killing of Deborah Samuel, a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education.

Deborah was killed by a mob over alleged blasphemy on Thursday.

Her killing had sparked outrage and condemnation across the country, with Nigerians asking the government to fish out the perpetrators of the crime.

Subsequently, the police command in Sokoto announced the arrest of two suspects in connection with the killing.

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But on Saturday morning, some Muslim youths in Sokoto took to the streets to protest against the arrest of the suspects.

Bestxplorer had reported that Tambuwal met with Muslim leaders in the state to discuss how to ensure the student’s murder does not elicit violent reprisals.

More to follow…


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