Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has condemned in very sturdy phrases, the unprovoked and unwarranted killing of Deborah Samuel, a scholar of the Shehu Shagari Faculty of Training in Sokoto State.
Deborah, a second-year scholar of the faculty, was killed on Thursday following an allegation that she had blasphemed Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
Afenifere, in a press release by its Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Jare Ajayi mentioned that actions bordering on faith intolerance had been occurring a lot notably within the north.
The Yoruba physique noticed that the failure of the state to take drastic actions in opposition to the perpetrators of such act was what was causing it to occur typically and once more.
Afenifere mentioned, “This Deborah tragedy have to be used as cue to place a everlasting cease to faith-induced homicide in our land.”
Afenifere counseled Governor Aminu Tambuwal for terminating his assembly in Abuja and dashing to Sokoto over the incident.
It, nevertheless, referred to as on the authorities to “transcend platitudes by guaranteeing that every one the perpetrators of the evil act are delivered to e-book; and to take measures to forestall a recurrence of such incidents in our midst.”
It additionally warned that “nobody can combat for God in such a bestial method.”
“The perfect one might do is to evangelise, evangelise and unfold the gospel and to not coerce or kill for the aim of forcing others to embrace one’s personal faith,” the Yoruba group added.