The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) better known as Shi’ites, have reacted to the court ruling obtained by the Federal government, declaring them as a terrorist group. Recall that on Friday July 26th, Justice Nkeonye Maha of the Federal High Court in Abuja, proscribed the group, banning their activities across the Federation. The Federal government is expected to gazette the ruling on Monday July 29th.
The proscription followed the bloody clash the Islamic group members had with the police on Monday July 22nd in Abuja. The clash led to the death of a youth Corper serving with Channels TV, Precious Owolabi, a deputy police commissioner Umar Bebel and 10 others.
Reacting to the ruling, the secretary to the academic forum of the movement, Abdullahi Musa, said the Federal government cannot stop the group from practising its religion.
“Everybody is aware of their moves. All they want is to suppress the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) just to please Saudi Arabia. They…
Source: Linda Ikeji