By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja
Members of the Islamic Motion in Nigeria (IMN) on Monday continued their protest in Abuja for the discharge of their chief, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
The Shi’ites had been chanting ‘free Zakzaky’ with totally different inscriptions in giant numbers alongside the streets of Abuja.
Although, there was no confrontation with the police, the protest began by 3:00pm from Wuse Zone Three underneath bridge and ended at Marketplace for for simply 15 minutes.
The Shi’ites have been demanding for the unconditional launch of their chief, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his spouse, Zeenat who’re presently detained by authorities in a correctional facility in Kaduna State.
A high member of the Educational Discussion board of the IMN, Abdullahi Musa, who spoke to our correspondent on the protest vowed that their actions will proceed till their chief and his spouse are launched.
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Musa mentioned: “The protest is for the liberty of Shieikh El-Zakzaky and his spouse. Most particularly the truth that he’s sick and the authorities are doing nothing about his well being.
“We additionally use this medium to resume the decision for the instant and unconditional launch of our chief Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his spouse who’re presently detained on the extremely overcrowded Kaduna Jail, with out entry to correct medical care, particularly contemplating that the Kaduna Sate Authorities has proved incapable of defending even its highest-ranking officers.
“Although no disaster, however the police known as for reinforcement. And earlier than they may arrive the venue, the protest has ended. We’ll proceed this motion till our leaders and his spouse are launched unconditionally”.
It will be recalled that on July 22, 2019, a police senior officer, DSP Usman Umar in addition to a reporter with the Channels Tv, Treasured Owolabi had been killed throughout a free El-Zakzaky protest on the Federal Secretariat in Abuja.