Deborah’s killing: Gov. Tambuwal slams Sokoto with 24-hour curfew to stem widespread violent protest

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Deborah’s killing: Gov. Tambuwal slams Sokoto with 24-hour curfew to stem widespread violent protest

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has imposed a 24 hours curfew in Sokoto State to curb further spread of violence amid a mob rampage for the release of Deborah Samuel’s murder suspects.

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The governor said the directive was issued “in pursuance of peace and order in Sokoto metropolis and the entire state.”

Ms Samuel, a 200-level home economics student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, was killed on Thursday morning at about 9:00 a.m. for alleged blasphemy.

Her killing has sparked nationwide outrage, with political and religious leaders demanding urgent arrest and prosecution of all suspects.

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