Death Threat Cannot Crush Islamic Movement in Nigeria
The widow of the victim of Zaria massacre has said no amount of death threat, torture or imprisonment could bring the end of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, adding that the followers of Sheik Zakzaky have undergone various persecutions, intimidations, and inhuman treatments meted against them over the last 3 decades.
Malama Batula Hussein who spoke to Pointer Express correspondent when the delegates of Imam Mahdi Center for Global Peace paid her Ramadan Humanitarian visit on Saturday 27-5-2017,urged members of the Islamic Movement to support the family and victims of Zaria massacre because everyone could be a victims of injustice sooner of later.
Earlier in his remarks the Chairman of the IMACEGP Alhaji Ibrahim Gamawa said the essence of the visit was to commiserate with the family over the atrocities of Zaria massacre and render humanitarian assistance inorder to alleviate the pains to the family, saying that the family should take what happened in good faith and leave everything to Almighty Allah SWT.
Batulu Hussein is the wife of Shaheed Muhammad Yawale was among over 1000 followers of Islamic that were massacred by Nigerian Army on 12-14,December 2015 in Zaria on the pretext of road Blockade to Chief of Army Staff during during annual Maulud festival at Hussainiyya Bakiyatullah in Zaria hundreds of women and children were killed some were burnt alive.
Local and International Human Rights Groups had condemned the atrocities in the strongest terms and called on Nigerian Government to prosecute the perpetrators before competent court of jurisdiction and release Sheikh Zakzaky and his followers who were unlawfully in detention since December 2015.