By Eye Witness


Few days after Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, incited members of his party – the All Progressives Congress in Zaria, against the disciples of the leader of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, where he told them that they must Vote his anointed candidate, Senator Uba Sani, so he may finish off remnants of Shiites in Zaria, not less than five innocent members of the movement were gunned down by a combined team of heavily armed military and police in the early hours of afternoon, today, Thursday 16th March 2023, during the movement’s traditional peaceful protest.

The Governor then, told the APC faithfuls that it’s only his successor that can fight and finish the Shiites in the state.

Incidentally, less than 48 hours to the state’s Governoship election members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria came out to peacefully protest against the federal government’s refusal to obey court’s order to release the passport of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky to travel out for medical treatment, El-Rufai’s convoy, from nowhere, ran into the protestors and opened fire on them with live ammunition, killing more than five on the spot, among whom were women and children. Several others sustained various degrees of life threatening injuries.

Below are those killed:

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