The chief of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, not too long ago met with survivors of the 2015 conflict between troopers and members of the motion.
According to stories, households of these killed within the conflict had been additionally current.
One of the IMN members Isa Waziri Gwantu, who misplaced 4 of his kids throughout the Zaria incident, expressed gratitude to the Sheikh for inviting them to satisfy him in such a troublesome circumstance and reiterated their resolve to by no means abandon the suitable path being championed by the sheikh.
Hajiya Jummai Karofi, who mentioned he misplaced 5 kids, mentioned, “I would like the killers of my children to know that what they did to them would never scare us away from Sheikh Zakzaky and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, in fact, we are ready to pay the ultimate sacrifice in defence of Islam.”
Speaking in Abuja, in accordance with a press launch, the Sheikh condoled with the survivors and bereaved over the lack of their family members.
He urged these in attendance to all the time keep in mind the persecution and hardship meted out to Imam Hussein (AS) when the dreaded military of Yazid besieged and bloodbath them.
He additionally implored them that no sacrifice is simply too excessive in the case of the trail of Allah.
El-Zakzaky additionally apologised for having to ask a few of them, as a substitute of going to their homes to condole them.
“Due to the injuries we sustained during the military attack on us, we still carry bullet fragments in our bodies, and there is no way we can meet up with all the victims and the survivors of the brutal military onslaught against us in December 2015,” he added.
El-Zakzaky then prayed to Allah to provide the households of the late Shiites the fortitude to bear the irreparable losses they suffered and prayed that Allah ought to settle for the martyrdom of these killed.
On July 28, Justice Gideon Kurada of the Kaduna State High Court acquitted and discharged the chief of the IMN, El- Zakzaky and his spouse, Zeenat who had been standing trial within the court docket for 4 years.
According to Justice Kurada, the case was not confirmed by the prosecutor.
El-Zakzaky and Zeenat had been standing trial on eight counts bordering on alleged culpable murder, illegal meeting, disruption of public peace, amongst others.
The defendants had pleaded not responsible to the costs most well-liked in opposition to them.