Blasphemy: Tambuwal imposes curfew as…


Sokoto Governor Tambuwal has imposed a 24- curfew on Sokoto, the state capital following a rowdy by youths the release of two suspects over the death of a female student of Shehu College of Education (SSCOE)! on Thursday.

Samuel was by a mob which accuded her of alleged blasphemy on the premises of SSCOE.

The Governor said in a that the curfew immediate effect to livss and properties.

He said: “Following the sad that happened at the Shehu Shagari College of Education on Thursday and sequel to the within (Sokoto) metropolis this morning till afternoon, by the powers conferred on me by sections 176(2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Nigeria; and section 1 and 4 of the Public Order ; and, also Section 15 of Sokoto State Peace Preservation Law, I hereby declare, with immediate effect, a curfew within (Sokoto) metropolis of Sokoto township for the next 24 hours.

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“I appeal to the good people of Sokoto state to kindly continue to observe law and order and down (on the) restiveness currently pervading in the metropolis.

“Everyone should, please, in the interest of peace go back and observe this measures, with a view of the reestablishment of peace, law and order in the state.

“It is not in the interest of anyone for us to have a breakdown of law and order. I, therefore, appeal for restraint; and, for people to observe and respect the of law. Thank you very much.”

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