Abuja residents kick against shiites’ protests

Abuja residents kick against shiites’ protests

- Abuja residents have described the activities of the IMN in Abuja as disturbing and capable of threatening the peace and safety of the territory

- According to the residents, the activities are disturbing and capable of threatening the peace and safety of the territory

- Since the arrest and detention of El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, his followers have organised series of protests, demanding for his release

Thousands of residents of the Federal Capital Territory have expressed their grievances over what they called the activities of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in Abuja, saying they are disturbing and threatening the peace and safety of the territory.

Reports claimed that the residents urged security agencies to call the group to order and ensure the security of people in the city.

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The followers of El-Zakzaky have organised series of protests in some cities including the federal Capital Territory demanding for his release, since his arrest and detention.

The development has always resulted in traffic gridlock in the very centre of the city, causing a lot of discomfort for many residents during work hours.

Residents are worried that continued protests by the group is putting the city and it’s residents at risk. The residents want the group to behave themselves and put the rights of other road users into consideration.

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The leader of the group El-Zakzaky was arrested in 2015 after his members had a confrontation with the convoy of the Chief of Army Staff in Zaria, Kaduna state.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the National Assembly vowed to intervene in the continued detention of El-Zakzaky.

The house leader, Alhassan Doguwa, made the pledge while addressing members of the movement who staged a protest to the National Assembly.

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