Deborah’s Murder: The Sokoto State Government suspends school resumption by 7 days


The Office of the Sokoto Ministry of primary and secondary education has announced the suspension of the resumption of Primary and Secondary schools in the state by one week, still as a result of the gruesome murder of Deborah.

Deborah was killed by young Islamic fanatics in Sokoto State, who accused her of blasphemy, took laws into their hands and killed her in cold blood, and thereafter burnt her lifeless body.

According to the National Association of Nigerian Students(NANS), the schools were supposed to resume by the start of this week.

Read also: Governor Tambuwal Relaxes 24-Hour Curfew In Sokoto

Ibrahim Iya, spokesperson of the body announced a suspension in a statement on Sunday. He explained that the suspension was per the 24-hour curfew declared by the State Govt. He added that the commissioner of basic and secondary education directed all private and public schools to resume on 22nd May.

“Final year students who are supposed to begin their WAEC examination on Monday, 16th May 2022, are not affected. Parents, teachers, SBMC, and PTAs are expected to comply with the directive please,” he stated

The State Government assures its people of the security of School children with the recent insecurity issues in the state



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