Falana to FG: Provide treatment for El-Zakzaky, wife without further delay


Mr. Femi Falana (SAN),the lawyer to Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, has called the Federal Government to provide an alternative and adequate treatment of the couple in Nigeria and that he would file a fresh application for El-Zakzaky and his wife to be re-flown abroad for treatment if.

El-Zakzaky and  wife, Zeenat,
El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat

The leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky on Friday returned to Nigeria, after refusing treatment in India

Recalled that El-Zakzaky who is facing an 8-count charge in a case of homicide filed by the Kaduna State Government, was granted leave for medical treatment by a Kaduna High Court on Aug. 5.

Subsequently, El-Zakzaky and his wife travelled to India via Duba, for medical treatment after the Federal Government and relevant agencies took steps to comply with the order in spite of protestation by Kaduna State Government.

Falana speaking on the issue yesterday said it is “disturbing that the planned medical…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper