Sokoto College Closes School Indefinitely Over Killing Of Female Student For Allegedly Insulting Prophet Muhammad
The management of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto has directed the immediate closure of the school due to the killing of a female student.
This was announced in a circular dated 12th May, 2022, by the management of the school.
The statement reads: “Following today’s early morning Students rampage in the College, the College Management has resolved to close down the College indefinitely with immediate effect. Consequently, all students are hereby directed to vacate the College campus immediately (12th may, 2022).”
SaharaReporters had reported how the female student was burnt to death by her colleagues for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
She was burnt to death by Muslim students who dragged her out of her hostel earlier on Thursday.
Similarly in March 2021, some angry youths backed by leaders in Sade community in the Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State burnt a man identified as Talle Mai Ruwa, to death for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad.
SaharaReporters learnt that Mai Ruwa was dragged away from his house on Tuesday in the presence of his mother and burnt to death in the middle of the community.
Eyewitnesses shared gory pictures of the incident with SaharaReporters which showed the middle-aged man burnt along with tyres.