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Sokoto Riots: Stay Indoors, NYSC Urges Corp Members

Following the 24-hour curfew declared in the Sokoto metropolis, NYSC members serving in Sokoto State, have been advised to remain indoors untill further notice. Recalls that Governor Aminu Tambuwal had on Saturday, declared a 24-hour curfew on Sokoto metropolis, following violent protests by some youths who were demanding the release of some suspects arrested by…”
Yusuf
May 15, 2022 12:21 pm

Following the 24-hour curfew declared in the Sokoto metropolis, NYSC members serving in Sokoto State, have been advised to remain indoors untill further notice.

Recalls that Governor Aminu Tambuwal had on Saturday, declared a 24-hour curfew on Sokoto metropolis, following violent protests by some youths who were demanding the release of some suspects arrested by security agencies for the murder of Miss Deborah Samuel, on Thursday.

Deborah, a 200-level Home Economics student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, was lynched and burnt over alleged blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad on a WhatsApp group.

The NYSC Sokoto State Public Relations Officer, Malam Sani Idris, in a statement issues on Sunday said Corps members are to remain indoors until further notice.

Idris added that the NYSC management had contacted all the security agencies, to ensure the safety of its corps members throughout the curfew period and beyond.

He also added that the NYSC Management urged corps members to remain calm and law abiding at all time and also assured them that things would soon return to normalcy in the state.

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