May 29, 2022

Gbolahan Salman Sokoto
Some Muslim youths in Sokoto on Saturday morning trooped out to the streets in their numbers to protest against those accusing them of passing judgement in jungle justice over the killing of Deborah for alleged blasphemy.
The youths also called on the state government as well as security agencies to as a matter of urgency release those arrested in connection with the killing.
Shouting”Allahu Akbar” God is great, while carrying different placards, they were all protesting in an orderly manner when our correspondent accosted them along Maiduguri road.
The movement which started at the roundabout of Zabira mall where they march through Gao-nama onwards flyover within the metropolis.
Meanwhile, a team of combined security operatives including soldiers from the 8 Division, Police, DSS as well as that of NSCDC were seeing monitoring the protests to avert being taking over by hoodlums while others were stationed in a strategic position accordingly.
Tribuneonlie noted that late Deborah Emmanuel, who until her death was a 200 level student Home Economics at Shehu Shagari College of Education was attacked and killed before his corpse was set ablaze within the school premises on Thursday.
The late Deborah was accused of blasphemy in a voicenote she dropped on the wassap platform of her class, in which she was alleged to have used a gutter language against Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
It will be recalled that there was already an invitation by some youths calling on all Muslim youths in the state for a peaceful protest starting from 9am to call for the release of those arrested in connection with the incident since on Thursday.

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