Chigozie Ikpo, Abuja
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has actually required the elimination of the travel restriction put on its leader, Sheik Ibraheem Ya'qoub Zakzaky, and his household, along with the genuine release of their travel files.
In an interview, on Saturday, in Abuja, a Senior Member, Prof. Shehu Ahmad Maigandi stated the group likewise requires the genuine release of its members, apprehended throughout the nation without trial.
Maigandi stated the Islamic Movement had actually suffered serious human rights infractions under previous federal governments and asked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other pertinent authorities to check out their predicament to cause a long lasting option to their obstacles.
He stated journalism rundown “is indicated to advise the public and especially the freshly sworn-in federal government of Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the severe human rights offenses versus the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, His Eminence, Sheikh Ibraheem Ya'qoub El-Zakzaky (H), his household, and fans by the previous federal governments of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari.
“The public might remember that on March 16, 2013, throughout Jonathan's routine, the Department of State Security (DSS) jailed our sibling Malam Haruna Abbas at Aminu Kano International Airport upon his return from a foreign journey.
“Two other bros: Ibrahim Hussaini; and Adamu Suleiman were likewise detained at their particular houses fictitiously. 10 years on, the 3 siblings have actually been under detention unjustly and in offense of their basic human rights as residents of Nigeria.
“In a comparable style, on November 18, 2015, the Police detained our sibling Hassan Muhammad at his home in Maigana Town, Kaduna state, and ever since, Malam Hassan has actually been under unlawful detention.
Maigandi declared that the Nigerian Army on July 25, 2014, eliminated 34 members of their group while on a tranquil procession in Zaria consisting of 3 boys of their leader, El-Zakzaky, and another 1000 individuals in between the 12th and 14th December 2015 stating that those accountable are yet to be prosecuted.
“The victims of the attack were likewise unlawfully buried in mass and shallow tombs at Mando Village in Kaduna town, by the Buhari program as verified by the Kaduna state federal government.
Maigandi stated it was the 2015 military operation that their leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his spouse Zeenah, were unlawfully detained and apprehended.
He kept in mind that Justice Gabriel Kolawale of the Federal High Court, Abuja department had actually purchased the genuine release of the duo, however his ongoing detention caused the Free-Zakzaky demonstrations in Abuja in between January 2018 and July 2021.
“It is on record that from 2018 to 2021, Police and the Nigerian Army eliminated seventy-eight (78) Free Zakzaky protesters, 2 reporters, and various passersby (Abuja homeowners) in Abuja, with over 50 Free Zakzaky protesters under detention given that July 2019, and their lawsuit have actually been needlessly postponed,” He stated.
Speaking on the travel restriction put on their leader, Maigandi stated the Kaduna State High Court in 2019 purchased that Sheikh Zakzaky and his better half be permitted to leave for India to get treatment however the Nigerian Government took their travel files.
“During the medical journey to India, the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and Department of State Services (DSS) seized the couple's travel files.
The seizure of the passports was done unlawfully since medical leave given by the Kaduna State High Court did not need the security representatives to take their travel files and directed the Nigeria Immigration Service not to release another worldwide passport to the couple.” He included.
Maigandi then advised the Tinubu-led federal government, to see to the genuine release of the files, the release of their apprehended members, and the prosecution of the criminals of the many killings versus members of the group.