Tension in Sokoto State as protest takes another twist, watch the act here…… IMG_1667
youths who trooped to the streets to protest the arrest of suspects involved in the killing of a female student OF Shehu Shagari College of Education over alleged blasphemy. have started burning churches, invading people’s houses to beat them, and burning southeast indigenes shops.
The protesters attacked some churches along Ahmadu Bello Way in the state capital while demanding the release of the suspects.
A Catholic church and a building of the Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA, were reportedly destroyed by the protesters.
Some shops belonging to Igbos from the southeast who reside in the area were also destroyed during the incident.
Efforts to reach the Sokoto State Police Command failed as the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sanusi did not take calls and repeatedly shunned text messages forwarded to him.
Meanwhile, the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has imposed a 24-hour curfew to curtail the riot.