Murder:Deborah’s killing: Tambuwal meets Sokoto Ulama( Muslim leaders) Bishop Kukah And Other Christians Leaders
The Sokoto State Governor, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has held meetings with a cross section of Muslim leaders and the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Bishop Hassan Kukah among others in a bid to douse tension over the murder of a student, Deborah Samuel.
Miss Samuel, a student of the College of Education, Sokoto, was killed by fellow students over an alleged blasphemous statement against the Prophet of Islam, Mohammed.
This was contained in a statement signed and issued by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Mohammed Bello, in Abuja, on Friday.
The statement reads in part, “The Governor had to cut short his various official engagements in Abuja, the nation’s capital, to rush to Sokoto in view of the importance of the various consultations.
Deborah Samuel, a student of College of Education, Sokoto, was killed on Thursday over alleged blasphemous statement against the holy Prophet Mohammed.
According to the statement, the Governor, resolved to meet with all relevant bodies and groups to ensure that the peace, which Sokoto is known for is preserved.