Following the tension brewing between the United States and Iran, members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites on Monday, January 6, led a procession against the US government over the killing of one of Iran’s Military General, Qassem Soleimani.
According to reports, the Shi’ite members were protesting over the killing of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani following an airstrike by the United States of America.
The angry protesters marched the streets of Abuja chanting hate songs and slogans like “Death To America.”
They also burnt a flag of the United States of America and carried placards condemning the killing of the top Iranian general, and also death to America, death to Isreal.
They also demanded the release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat who are currently detained. This procession reportedly took place in Banex, Wuse Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, today.
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