Thousands of Shiite members in Nasarawa state marched along the street of Lafia calling for the immediate release of their leader, Ibrahim Al ZakZakky who was still in incarceration by the military, The Shi’ite members has gone spiritual praying for God to avenge the Zaria carnage on behalf of those that died in the hands of the military.
The members poured encomium by singing the praises of their leaders, while others are condemning the brutal arrest of the leader of the movement,The leader of Youth Forum Of The Islamic Movement in Nigeria an umbrella body of mainly youth organization, Ahmed M. Soho and female youth leader, Badiyyah Yahaya said they are protesting over the coordinated and brutal attack on members of the movement by the soldiers in Zaria.
The members also alleged the massacre of over one hundred members amidst a twenty seven (27) hours of indiscriminate shooting and bombing by the army, They described the decision of the military as a gross violation of Fundamental Human Right without any sign of remorse.
The youth Islamic movement unfold that the reaction of the military was a war crime against fellow Nigerians, Soho posited that seven hundred and thirty (730) are missing, saying the whereabouts of scores was not known.
“The home of Al Zakzaky ,film village ,Islamic centers and cemetery were demolished while graves were dug up and desecrated by Kaduna state Government ,The Youth Forum Of The Islamic Movement of Nigeria also lament over the killings of students cut across universities and other tertiary institutions.
“The hundred which include the injured, denied treatment, raped, tortured in army detention centers, The movement described the attacked matted on Shiites as a coined and an assassination plot to killed Burutai, Chief of Army which appeared rather erratic.
Other sins of the military are blockage theory which was laughable as the allegation meted on IMN as an accusation of stockpiling arms to which not a single bullet was found in all the places demolished after a claimed cordon and search operation.
The continued incarceration and propaganda by the Government and the army to paints the movement and it leader in bad light instigating sectarian sentiments and creating tension in the country.
“The movement called for the immediate and unconditional release of the leader and his wife as well other members of the movement in detention, We also called on the concerned authority to release corpses of our members killed by the army for proper burial.
The leaders also called on Government to summon courage and live up to it’s morality and accept it’s crime by paying diyyah to all affected families and relations.