Shiite Leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky, Wife In Abuja En Route India

Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky


The leader of the banned Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja from Kaduna.

The duo would leave the country today for India, where they are expected to receive medical attention for an undisclosed health challenge.

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They were arrested in December 2015 and have remained in DSS detention since, amidst reports of deteriorating health.

A High Court in Kaduna in a ruling on Monday last week granted the detained couple bail to enable them embark on the medical trip.

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