Deborah Samuel: Sokoto College Students To Pay For Damages
The Shehu Shagari College of Education (SSCOE) Sokoto, where a second year student, Deborah Yakubu was lynched in May, has been scheduled to reopen.
Ms Yakubu was violently murdered by angry student protesters over allegation of posting to the class WhatsaApp a comment deemed blasphemous by her classmates.
The school was immediately shut by the State Government as the crisis escalated, leading to the burning down of some facilities, including a church.
The school has been scheduled for reopening by 8 August, the management said.
A notice by the Registrar of the College, Gandi Asara, said the reopening was approved by the governing council of the college.
The Registrar of the college of education stated that the reopening of the college was approved by the governing council of the college.
He said all students are to pay a sum of N1000 and sign an undertaking.