Zaria Massacre 3rd Year Anniversary: Islamic Movement Kick Starts Regional Review Seminars

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria today kick started regional seminar series in Yola in commemoration of the third anniversary of the December 2015 Zaria massacre by the Nigerian government.

The Seminar has as its theme: “Prospects, Problems & Progress of the Free Zakzaky Campaign Three Years On”.

Organized by the Free Zakzaky Campaign Committee, the Seminar drew Speakers and participants from Yola and environs including zonal representatives of the Campaign Committee and other members of the Movement.

The Seminar appraised the campaign to free Sheikh Zakzaky and the gains and pains associated with the campaign in the last three years.

Speakers at the Seminar include Sheikh Usman Shehu Karkarku, Dr. Ibrahim Suleiman Rinji and Sheikh Aliyu Tirmidhi Kaduna. The Seminar was moderated by Barrister Salisu Muhammad. Others who graced the occasion include the Chairman of the Free Zakzaky Campaign Committee, Sheikh Abdulrahaman Abubakar Yola, the representative of Islamic Movement in Ganye, Malam Ahmad Hussein, Alaramma Adam Hayin Gada among others.

It is expected that the Seminar will also be carried out in the other regions of the country in the coming days and the outcome will shape new strategies in the campaign to free Sheikh Zakzaky and all others being detained unjustifiably as a result of the Zaria massacre.

It will be recalled that following similar review meetings last year tagged roundtable meetings, the Sit Out at the Unity Fountain was commenced in conjunction with Concerned Nigerians, which was very successful in raising awareness on the extent of the horrendous Zaria massacre.

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