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Twitter user recounts how he was almost killed for blasphemy in JSS 2 in Sokoto state but was saved by his school’s Muslim Vice Principal

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A Nigerian Twitter person has recounted how he was virtually killed for blasphemy whereas in JSS 2 in Sokoto state.

 

@ChinonsoOk who shared his story following report of a Christian woman, Deborah Samuel being killed for blasphemy by a mob in a Faculty of Training in Sokoto state, stated the incident occurred in 2007 and he was going to be beheaded had the Muslim Vice Principal not smuggled him out of faculty. 

 

The Twitter person stated he was 13 on the time and the boys who tried to kill him have been round similar age and in addition individuals he thought have been his pals. 

 

He tweeted; 

 

I refuse to remark and even learn posts from that carnage that occurred in Sokoto. The PTSD I’ve from my very own expertise in that very same Sokoto continues to be recent. My classmates in JSS2!!! have been going to behead me if the Muslim vice principal had not smuggled me out of the college. 2007.

I had by no means been that scared in my life. Individuals who I believed have been my pals bayed for blood. How dare I? An infidel blaspheme? I used to be 13, the boys making an attempt to kill me have been across the similar age. Sure! 13, 14, 15 year-olds. The VP hid me in his workplace and tried to calm them down.

To no avail. Earlier than lengthy, phrase had acquired out of the college that an “infidel blasphemed” and a mob gathered exterior the college partitions vowing to burn down the college if I wasn’t handed over. Thank goodness for the bravery of that VP. He smuggled me out requested me by no means to return.

 

 

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