- The killers of innocent Deborah Samuel have been slammed by Professor Ibrahim Abikan, Professor Ibrahim Abikan
- According to Abikan, killing is actually against the tenet of the teachings of any religion in the world
- Recall that Deborah, a student of the Department of Early Childhood Education in the college, was accused of blasphemy against Muhammad
Professor Ibrahim Abikan, the president of the Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria and a Lecturer, Department of Islamic Law, University of Ilorin has slammed the killers of Deborah Samuel, a victim of religious mob violence killed for alleged blasphemy in Sokoto state.
According to Abikan in an interview with Punch Newspaper, the killing of the innocent girl is un Islamic.
He insisted that the killing is actually against the tenet of the teachings of any religion in the world. The professor consequently urged the government to do everything to ensure that justice is done.
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"Her killing is the worst barbaric act that can be carried out by any set of people in the country. It is barbaric and unislamic. It is against the tenet of the teachings of any religion in the world. I can categorically state it is not an Islamic act, and there must be justice for the victim killed. I’m saying this, not just as a Lecturer and Lawyer but as the President of the Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria that we condemn the act and are against those who perpetrated it. Islam promotes civility and peaceful co-existence."
They'll not pay rent forever: Pastor offers late Deborah Samuel's parents new home, siblings scholarships
Meanwhile, Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, the general overseer of Omega Power Ministry (OPM), has sought help in reaching the family of late Deborah Samuel as he made open his desire to assist them.
The pastor made this appeal via his verified Facebook page on Monday, May 16 in reaction to the parents' vow not to have any of their kids go to school again following the murder of their eldest daughter.
The kindhearted pastor said he would be offering them accommodation in one of his churches' free estates where they won't be required to pay any rent. While expressing his desire to have them relocated to Port Harcourt, he also offered to give the slain student's siblings automatic scholarships into OPM free schools.