Tambuwal imposes 24-hour curfew as protesters demand release of Deborah Samuel’s killers’

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, has imposed a 24-hour curfew following a protest that has trailed the arrest of Deborah Samuel’s killers.

Deborah a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education 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

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

The protesters had placards that read: “Release our Muslim brothers”, “Muslims Are Not Terrorists”, “Peaceful riot”.

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