Deborah Samuel: The post condemning killing not authorized by me- Atiku

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    Ex-Vice President and a presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar has explained why he deleted a post he made that condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel, a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto State, who was burnt alive on Thursday.

    It will be recalled that the female student was beaten to coma and burnt alive by male Muslim students who accused her of insulting Prophet Muhammed via a WhatsApp platform.

    It was reported that the former Vice President reacting to the incident, declared that all those behind the killing must be brought to book.

    He wrote on his social media “There cannot be a justification for such gruesome murder. Deborah Yakubu was murdered, and all those behind her death must be brought to justice. My condolences to her family and friends.”

    It was also learnt that some  Muslim fanatics invaded the comment areas pon Facebook, threatening to withdraw their support for his 2023 presidential ambition.

    The former Vice President later caved in to threats and abuse and deleted the post despite the despite the barbarism of the acts..

    I’m his Facebook page on Friday, Atiku said he did not give approval for the post.

    He said, ”This evening I received information that a post was made that doesn’t agree with my orders. I use this to announce that any post without AA is not from me. May God protect – AA.”