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MUTAN Condemns Gruesome Murder of Muslim Teacher in Epe, Calls for Speedy Investigation

The Muslim Teachers’ Association of Nigeria (MUTAN), Epe, Lagos State, has condemned the gruesome murder of Mr. Hameed Sa’heed, popularly known as “World Morgan”, a member of staff of at Army Children Senior High School, Epe, Lagos State.

In a statement released on Saturday November 20, 2021, MUTAN called for the immediate arrest of the perpetrators of this heineous crime.

MUTAN stated that the killing of a hardworking teacher like ‘World Morgan’ signalled that the teaching profession is unsafe and being rubbished, and noble teachers have now become endangered species in the state.

“The late Ahmed Sa’heed (World Morgan), who was the school Biology teacher and Registrar, was reportedly shot several times and stabbed by unknown boys,” the statement said

It added, “The killing of the deceased teacher was carried out at his shop at around 7:10pm in Poka, Epe, Lagos on Friday, November 19, 2021.”

“Following this development, MUTAN EPE have called on the police and other relevant security agencies to ensure that the culprits are apprehended through a careful and speedy investigation and all brought to justice.

“The Lagos State government should also put necessary and drastic measures in place to avert reoccurrence of this kind as schools are preparing for inter-house sports and first term examination. Teaching profession is a noble profession that must be respected at all times,” MUTAN said.

“We pray to Almighty Allah to forgive his worldly wrong doings and grant him Aljana Fridaos.(Aamiin)

“As we sympatize with his love ones, we equally pray to Allah to grant everyone the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.

“We equally pray that we all live long, in good health and wellness, to reap the benefits of our labour…(Ameen, “it concluded.

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Akeem Alao

Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.

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