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JUST IN: Tambuwal declares curfew as rampaging mob takes over Sokoto’s streets

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 JUST IN Tambuwal declares curfew as rampaging mob takes over Sokoto s streets

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

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

Violent outbreaks have been reported across Sokoto on Saturday amidst protests for the release of those responsible for Thursday’s killing of Ms Samuel.

Ms Samuel, a 200-level home economics student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, was killed at about 9:00 a.m. for allegedly criticising Prophet Muhammad.

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

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(PEOPLES GAZETTE)

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