Senate condemns Shiites’ invasion of National Assembly » Tribune Online


The Senate on Wednesday condemned the invasion of the National Assembly Complex by members of the El-Zakzakky’s Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN).

Members of the sect have been staging protest in the Federal Capital Territory over the continued detention of its leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzakky and his wife who have been in the Department of State Security Services, (DSS) protective custody in the last four years.

The mob on Tuesday forcefully gained entrance to the National Assembly through its main entrance known as MOPOL Gate, having attacked some policemen on duty. One of the policemen who was injured has since given up the ghost.

Speaking with newsmen after Wednesday’s plenary, Chairman…

Source: Nigerian Tribune