By Bello Hamza, Abuja
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has made case for the unconditional released of it leader, El-Zakzaky and his wife. El-Zakzaky who has been in prison for sometime now following the massacre in Zaria Kaduna State in December 12, 2015.
The IMN yesterday in an this year annual conference on Islamic Thought which themed Unity, Justice and Freedom a Solution to Nigerian Problem’ held in Bauchi, said the federal government should unconditionally released the Leader of the Islamic Movement In Nigeria, Sheuk Ibraheem El-Zakzay and his wife Malama Zeenat El-Zakzaky.
Speaking at conference, the Professor of history Bayero University Kano, Dahiru Yahya said, “The Government of Kaduna state to drop all charges against El-Zakzaky and speed up his release, this would go along way in promoting Unity and Justice among Nigerian, without which there will be no freedom.”
He commended members of the Islamic
Movement for choosing the path to peace and dialogue in the quest for
their struggle, he therefore urges them not to relent and be
frustrated into changing their methods.
Similarly, the representative of the Christian Association, Mr Sulisma Lamuel said that the government as a matter of urgency let go of the El-Zakzay case, adding that Nigerians should stick
to the culture of unity and peace.
He therefore, welcome the initiative
of the conference and suggest its expansion to accommodate more
“We need a forum like this so as to breech the gab between us and foster the spirit of brotherhood especially now that the country is gearing to celebrate 60 year of being together,” he said.
Other who participants as well as goodwill messages include; Sheikh Ahmad Yashi, Sheikh Dahiru Bauch, Shekih Shareef Ibraheem Saleh, Sheikh
Abdul Jabbar Nasiru Kabara and Arch Bishop Matthew Kuka.
They also joined calls to immediate release of the Sheikh Zakzkay and other Nigerians that are being held unjustly by the Government.