Deborah Samuel Yakubu Biography

Deborah Samuel Yakubu was a Nigerian student who became popular after her death, as a result of allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammed. Deborah Yakubu Samuel was lynched by some male muslim students and burnt to death, Checkout Deborah Samuel Biography.

In this article we will be covering Her Age, Cause Of Death, Her Parents, Her Killers and Some Others Vital information about Deborah Samuel Yakubu.

Deborah Yakubu Biography, Early Life

Deborah Samuel, a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, a 200-level Home Economics, was mauled, killed and burnt on Thursday by a mob of Muslim youths who accused her of blasphemy on social media against Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W).

Deborah Yakubu State of Origin

She is from Tungan Magajiya, Rijau Local Government, Niger State, Nigeria.

Deborah Samuel Yakubu Occupation, Career

The late Deborah Samuel Yakubu was a 200-level Home Economics student at Sokoto State Shehu Shagari College of Education.

Deborah Samuel State Of Origin, Hometown, Tribe

Deborah Samuel hailed from Tunga Magajiya, in Rijau Local government area of Niger State.

Deborah Samuel Age, Date Of Birth, Birthday: Deborah Samuel was born in 1999. Deborah Samuel Yakubu was 21 years old when she was killed.

Deborah Samuel Parents, Family, Father, Mother, Siblings

Deborah Samuel Parents

Deborah Samuel Parents

Deborah Samuel Yakubu lived in the Old Airport Road section of Sokoto metropolis with her parents, her father is Samuel Yakubu.

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Deborah Samuel’s mother was unconscious When her body – corpse arrived Niger State.

Photos Of Deborah Samuel Parents

Deborah Samuel Father

Picture of Deborah Samuel Father, Mr Samuel Yakubu

Deborah Samuel Mother

Picture of Deborah Samuel’s Mother

We Have Left Everything To God – Deborah Samuel Yakubu’s Parents

The parents of slain Sokoto student, Deborah Yakubu, have revealed that they have handed everything over to God.

Emmanuel Garba and Alheri Emmanuel while speaking with Daily Post said, “We can’t say or do anything, except to take it easy as an act of God. We have left all to God, we have decided to take it like that.”

Deborah Samuel Husband, Married, Boyfriend: Deborah Samuel Yakubu was not married before her death.

Deborah Samuel Death: How Deborah Samuel Yakubu Died

Deborah Samuel Yakubu was attacked by a mob over remarks considered to be an insult to Prophet Mohammed.

Videos of Deborah Samuel Yakubu being stoned and beaten with sticks were shared on social media, and the incident occurred in the early hours of Thursday, 12 May 2022.

Deborah Samuel Obituary Picture

Obituary Poster Of Late Deborah Samuel Yakubu

About Deborah Samuel Burial

Deborah Samuel Yakubu was buried on Saturday, 14th May 2022 in her hometown, Tunga Magajiya, Niger State amidst tears, Deborah Burial Video.

Blasphemy: 2 Arrested Over Murder of Deborah Samuel in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Police Command on Thursday said two students who participated in the killing of Deborah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto over an alleged blasphemous post on social media have been arrested, Deborah Samuel Biography.

ASP Sanusi Abubakar, the spokesperson of Sokoto Police Command revealed this in a statement in which he also revealed how rioting students hijack Samuel from the custody of the school authorities and set her ablaze.

The Police spokesperson also said they proceeded to barricade the Sokoto/Jega road after committing the heinous act.

Police also promised that some suspects who were seen in the viral video on Twitter stoning the late Deborah Samuel will be nailed soon.

The statement by the police reads: “At about 0900hrs, a distress call was received from Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, stating that students were rioting over one female student named Deborah Samuel, a level two student, who was accused of making a social media post that blasphemed the holy prophet Muhammad (SAW).

“Students forcefully removed the victim from the security room where she was hidden by the school authorities, killed her and burnt the building.

“The students banded together with miscreants and barricaded the Sokoto/Jega road.

“Upon receiving the information, the DC Operations led a team of policemen and all other operational commanders in the state to the school where the road was cleared and the situation was brought under control. Two students were arrested in connection with the crime committed.

“The school has been closed down by the school authority, and policemen were deployed to give tight security coverage.”

Mother remains unconscious as Deborah Samuel’s corpse arrives Niger

The corpse Deborah Samuel, the student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, who was burnt to death on Thursday for alleged blasphemy, has arrived Tunga Magajiya in Rijau local government area of Niger State.

The Nation gathered that Deborah’s mother has been unconscious since she heard of her death while the father has been inconsolable, Deborah Samuel Biography.

The family is in a meeting to determine how the burial will take place.

The Nation learnt that when the body was on its way to Niger State, the Sokoto State Government called it should be returned as body has become government property.

Speaking to The Nation, Pastor of the family, who is in charge of 1st ECWA in Tunga Magajiya, Pastor Emmanuel Maaji, confirmed the family wants her buried on Saturday.

He said the family is not happy with the way the government is handling the issue with kid gloves.

He disclosed that the body of Deborah was brought in a chartered bus, adding that immediately after the driver dropped the body, he returned to Sokoto.

He said that Deborah had been living with family members in Sokoto since her primary school days, lamenting she died like she did.

“The government only called and said that it is not right for the family to take the body like that without informing them. They said that they shouldn’t bury the body as the body is for the government and not for the family. They asked them to put the body in the mortuary,” Maaji stated.

The brother of Deborah’s father said that he will speak to The Nation later as they are planning the burial and holding meetings.

The CAN Coordinator of Rijau Local Government area, Reverend Danjuma Doma, confirmed the family and church were preparing for the burial, Deborah Samuel Biography.

“We are preparing for the burial. She will be buried today. We are all here to give the family support. We will update you on the situation as it goes,” he informed.


In reply, please quote Ref/No: AZ/5250/SKS/PRD/VOL.III/203 Date: 15/05/2022


The induced curfew is been intensified and duly observed.

The attention of Sokoto State Command was drawn to an online publication in NEWSLEAK by one Segun Adegbite on 14th May, 2022. He alleged that, a top police source told peoples Gazette that, Sokoto Police Command has categorized one of the suspects during the incident at Shagari College of Education as a foreign intruder from Niger Republic came in illegally to perpetrate the act.

The Command is therefore using this medium to reaffirm that , the above fabricated publication which claimed its sources from the Command is falsehood and cannot be substantiated. The command did not issue out any statement or signed press release in that regard. The above publication is an act by some mischievous makers trying to create chaos into the mind of law abiding citizens and to distarbize the existing peaceful atmosphere restored as a result of thursday incident.

The command is using this medium to appeal to all media outlets and members of the public to be advocate of peace and should not instigate unverified stories.

Consequent upon the foregoing, investigation into the incident is ongoing and the Nigeria police Force will be decisive in its action and in accordance with the extant laws and provisions of the constitution on that incident.

The Commissioner of Police Sokoto State Command CP Kamaldeen Kola Okunlola fdc,mnim enjoin the people of Sokoto state to embrace compliance with the curfew emplaced by the state government to maintain peace and order in the state.