Feb 9, 2023

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Emotional Video Emerges as Remains of Late Deborah Samuel Buried in Her Hometown in Niger Amid Tears – Legit.ng

  • New reports indicate that the remains of Deborah Samuel, who was cremated in Sokoto for alleged blasphemy, have arrived in her hometown in Niger state
  • While some reports stated that Deborah was buried in Tunga Magajiya, others merely confirmed that her remains had arrived in the state of Niger.
  • Deborah, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, was killed by some of her colleagues for alleged blasphemy

Rijau LGA, Niger State – strong> The remains of Deborah Samuel, who was cremated on Thursday, May 12 for alleged blasphemy in Sokoto, have been interred, according to The Nation.

The newspaper said that Deborah was living in her hometown of Tunga Magajiya in Rijau Governorate, Niger State She was killed.

In a video of the funeral, The Nation added that around 6:30 p.m. Deborah was at the Christian Cemetery in Tunga Magaiya.

It was reported that her uncle, ECWA’s Tunga Magajiya pastor Emmanuel Maaji, was leading the prayers at the cemetery before she was lowered to Mother Earth.

Controversies over Deborah’s funeral

However, the report stated that Pastor Maaaji confirmed the arrival of the body of the murdered student of the Shehu Shagari College in Magajiya confirmed education, Sokoto on Saturday May 14.

Maaaji, the pastor of the deceased’s family who is in charge of the church in Tunga Magajiya, is said to have said have:

“The family insists that the late Deborah Samuel be buried today because of her disagreement with the way the government is dealing with the An opportunity is not satisfied.”

Maaaji said the late Samuel’s mother “has been unconscious since hearing the news on Thursday, which has caused her blood pressure to rise while the father was heartbroken.”

He claimed that the body of the late Samuel was brought in on a chartered bus.

However, the pastor said “The government called and said that it is not right for the family to take the body in this way without notifying the Sokoto State Government.

< p class="align-left">“The Sokoto State government has notified the family that Deborah’s body belongs to the government and not to the family.”

Maaaji said while he couldn’t remember the name of the person who called, the person claimed to represent the Sokoto state government.

Similarly, Rev. Danjuma Doma, Coordinator of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the Rijau Municipal Government area, confirmed that the family and the church are preparing for the funeral .

” We are preparing for the funeral. Her funeral is today.

“We are all here to support the family. We will keep you updated on the current situation,” he said.

Deborah Samuel: Sultan of Sokoto Responds to Student Killing and Burning

The sentencing by Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar III came just hours after the incident that sparked media outrage and the community passed.

Abubakar also demanded residents of Sokoto State to stay calm while you urge security forces to track down and bring the perpetrators to justice.