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Orji Kalu condemns Deborah Yakubu’s murder.



Sen. Orji Kalu, Chief Whip of the Senate, has condemned the heinous murder of Ms Deborah Yakubu, a student at Shehu Shahari College of Education in Sokoto.

Orji Kalu condemns Deborah Yakubu's murder.

Orji Kalu condemns Deborah Yakubu’s murder.

Yakubu was set on fire by her classmates after they accused her of blasphemy against Prophet Muhammed (SAW).

Kalu described the act as evil, cruel, and barbaric in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja.

The former governor of Abia urged the Government, security agencies, and higher education authorities to together to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Kalu stated that the late Yakubu was murdered in her prime and emphasized that the heinous crime must be condemned in its entirety.

While expressing condolences to the deceased’s family, Kalu urged students at the institution to avoid violence and social vices.

He went on to say that the perpetrators of the crime would face the full force of the law.


He said: “I condemn in strong terms the unwarranted killing of Deborah Yakubu, a 200 level Home Economics student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto.

”The ugly incident is shocking and devastating.

“The culprits must be exposed and brought to book.

“Students should not engage in illegitimate acts and as such, the ugly incident must be thoroughly investigated with the aim of bringing the perpetrators to book.

“I admonish parents and guardians to instil good moral values in their children and wards so as to build a good society”.

Kalu, on the other hand, emphasized that Islam and Christianity oppose violence and urged Nigerians to embrace and unity.

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