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Deborah Samuel: Nigerian Youth Group Commends Tambuwal, Warns Against Jungle Justice – Legit.ng

  • The National President of the Nigerian Youth Union, Chinonso Obasi, has warned that no one in Nigeria should be allowed to impose his or her religious beliefs on another
  • Obasi declared that the murder and cremation of Deborah Samuel was not a feature of a modern state and called for justice for the deceased 200-level student at Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto
  • < strong>Obasi commended Aminu Tambuwal for his prompt response to the crisis in the state and said the governor had shown excellent statecraft, patriotism and peacemaking

Young people from the Nigerian Youth Union (NYU) have joined several citizens in condemning the murder and burning of a 200-grade student at Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto, Deborah Samuel.

Samuel was born on Thursday, de May 12, killed by some angry people at the facility over blasphemy allegations against Pro phet Mohammed.

In response to the killing, the country’s youth umbrella organization praised the governor of Sokoto , Aminu Tambuwal, for his “outstanding” display of proactive leadership in curbing street violence that followed the killing of Samuel.

NYU National President Chinonso Obasi said, the mob action against the young lady was not a feature of a modern state.

He added that it was uncomfortable for students at a teacher training college to whom the nation as a future Teachers and role models should look up to laws.

He also called on citizens to always respect the freedom of religion enshrined in the constitution.

According to Obasi as a secular state Nobody in Nigeria should give another allowed to impose his religious beliefs.

I also regret that students in a m After authorities could have considered and recommended an appropriate reprimand when found guilty, Obasi said, that a closer examination of Deborah’s words of admonition to his colleagues would not blaspheme the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).

His words:

“The lesson that one take away from this misadventure in metropolitan Sokoto is that no citizen should take up the law. Above all, no organization should trample on the sanctity of the Nigerian Constitution, which has established laws to uphold social harmony.

“We join in the praise of the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah His Excellency Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal for his prompt decision to impose a 24-hour curfew that messed up the protests.”

The NYU President noted that it’s in great moments like these that fear leaders show their understanding and humanity.

He pointed out that Governor Tambuwal is distinguished by his display of statesmanship, patriotism and peace-building has stood out.

< p class="align-left">In addition, Obasi also commended the Sokoto Police Command and other state security agencies for taking up the opportunity and making it happen en that there were no reprisals and prompt arrests of misguided youth and their irreligious supporters. < /p>

Saying That As a youth organization, NYU does not encourage lawlessness in any way, Obasi warned that self-help has no place in modern societies, although he felt sorry for the family of the deceased and those who lost some property.

Deborah Samuel: Former minister Amina Mohammed responds, says religion must not be misconstrued to preach violence

Deborah Samuel’s killing and burning by some angry individuals in Sokoto State was also described as senseless.

The description comes from a former Minister of the Environment and now Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

< p class="align-left"> Amina Mohammed also called for justice for Samuel when she warned that religion should not be misconstrued to preach violence.

Deborah Samuel outraged when Atiku deletes posts, in which murders for threats gen with loss of votes in the North

On the contrary, a 2023 presidential hopeful on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform had been attacked for deleting posts that he had made about the killing of Deborah Samuel.

Atiku Abubakar posted on his social media pages the gruesome killing and burning of 200 students from Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto condemned.

Some citizens also expressed their disappointment, while others said that the former Vice President was careful not to offend the owners of Nigeria.