Blasphemy: Tambuwal Imposes 24hrs Curfew
Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has imposed 24 hours curfew on Sokoto metropolis.
The governor made the announcement during a state broadcast in Sokoto following a violent protest by youths who were agitating for the immediate release of the two suspects arrested in connection with the killing of Deborah Emmanuel for Blasphemy.
“Following the sad incident that happened at the Shehu Shagari College of Education on Thursday and sequel to the developments within (Sokoto) metropolis this morning till afternoon, by the powers conferred on me by sections 176(2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; and section 1 and 4 of the Public Order Act; 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”. He declared