#JusticeForDeborah: European Union Mourns Sokoto Student Killed For Alleged Blasphemy, Calls For Justice
The European Union (EU) has conveyed its sorrow over the gruesome murder of Deborah Samuel, a Nigerian citizen, in Sokoto State.
The body is "still saddened by last week's terrible murder of Deborah Samuel in Sokoto," according to a tweet from the union on Wednesday.
In addition, the 27-member union stated, "Everything must be done to ensure that the murderers are not only apprehended quickly but also that justice is served." Recurrence must be avoided as well. "
Deborah Samuel's parents have characterized her death as tragic and heartbreaking, stating they have left her killers to God. Deborah Samuel was a student at Shagari College of Education in Sokoto, Sokoto State.
The remains of Deborah were laid to rest in her hometown, Tungan Magajiya, in the Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State, on Saturday evening.
She was killed and set ablaze on Thursday by her fellow students for allegedly making a blasphemous statement on a WhatsApp group against Prophet Mohammad.
Reacting to the death of their daughter, the bereaved parents said they have nothing to say or do regarding the loss of their child, but have decided to leave everything in the hands of God.
Her father, Mr. Emmanuel Garba, a security guard with the Niger State Water Works Cooperation at Tungan-Magajiya, said, “We can’t say or do anything, except to take it easy as an act of God." We have left it all to God. We have decided to take it like that. ”
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