The chief of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky has mentioned he’s assured that if given a selection, most Nigerians will select the Islamic system of presidency over the neocolonial system of presidency.
The Islamic scholar, who’s the chief of Shiites in Nigeria, accused the Nigerian Government of gross violation of his basic proper by not permitting him to go overseas for remedy regardless of his deteriorating well being situation.
He disclosed this whereas responding to questions in an unique dwell programme with the Iranian Press TV monitored in Kano on Wednesday night.
It is his first interview with the media since he regained freedom on July 28, 2021.
He had been arrested and detained since December 2015.
He mentioned, “Even after the incarceration, we are still in another incarceration since they have refused to allow us to travel outside the country.”
Zakzaky defined that the Movement is searching for an Islamic authorities system to interchange what he described as a neocolonial system, which he mentioned is at present being practised within the nation right this moment.
“I believe that if there will be a plebiscite in this country and people will be asked ‘which system would you like?’ Is it the status quo, which is inherited from the British colonialists or the Islamic system?
“I’m sure that the majority will choose the Islamic system. It will be the government of the people after all.
“However, this depends on the people being given the choice similar to what happened in Iran with the referendum that followed the victory of the country’s Islamic Revolution in 1979.
“Nigerian authorities admit in private not in public, that they fear the Islamic Movement and the potential that it may help establish the Islamic system just as the Revolution in Iran.
“But all the IMN is after is democracy. What is a democracy? It is the government of the people,” he mentioned