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it’s Distressing, Disturbing – Osinbajo Condemns Gruesome Killing Of Deborah



Vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Friday condemned the brutal killing of Debora Samuel, a student of the Shehu Sosinosi nyvichagari College of Education in Sokoto State.

Samuel, a student of the college, was killed on Thursday following an allegation that she had blasphemed Muhammad, the prophet of Islam.

Reacting at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Osinbajo commended the Sultan of Sokoto, the state governor and other leaders in the state for condemning the barbaric act, insisting that the perpetrators be brought to justice.

“I must say that it’s distressing thing, very disturbing – such an atrocious killing of the young lady by mobs who took law into their hands; I think it’s very unfortunate.”

“The swift reaction of the Sokoto State government and the Sultan of Sokoto is highly commendable.”

Recall, Deborah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education was accused of making a social media post that blasphemed the holy prophet Muhammad (SAW) and was killed.

Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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