MASSIVE PROTEST FOR THE RELEASE OF SHEIKH ZAKZAKY FROM SSS CUSTODY HELD IN SEVERAL CITIES
Tension in the country as members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeriaacross several cities staged a coordinated massive protest, demandingfor the release of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky from SSS custody.
Protests were held in Kano, where thousands of men and women, theyoung and old match through the major streets of the city, calling onthe federal government of Muhammadu Buhari to release Sheikh Zakzakywho is in detention at the SSS Custody for the past four months now.
It was the same story in Azare, Bauchi state, where early in themorning members of the Islamic movement matched through the towncarrying placards mostly emboldened with ‘FREE ZAKZAKY’
In Jos, Plateau state, the protest ended peacefully as youths marchedthrough the streets reminding the public how brutal was the massacrecarried out by the military in Zaria, Kaduna state.
Reports from Bauchi, also said there was a large turnout of peopledemanding the release of Sheikh Zakzaky from incarceration since nocharge has been brought against him.
Gombe town was not left out in the protest. Men, women and childrenstaged a peaceful protest also calling on the government to releaseSheikh Zakzaky.
Similar protest was held yesterday in Kaduna, Sokoto, Gusau and Birnin Kebbi.
The protest are coming on the heels of the recent disclosure bylawyers of the ISLAMIC MOVEMENT IN NIGERIA, that Sheikh Zakzaky haslost an eye and he is in need of medical attention together with hiswife, Sister Zeenat Ibrahim, who is with him in SSS custody.
PRESIDENT MEDIA FORUM OF THE ISLAMIC MOVEMENT IN NIGERIA