Nigerian Police Open Fire to Peaceful Arba'een Symbolic Trekkers in Kano, killed four injured scores
Heavily armed Nigerian Police security personnel open fire at peaceful Arba'een Symbolic trekkers in Kono zone of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria.
The Arba'een trekkers in millions all faithful disciples of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, were repelled at the outskirt of the city of Kano, today's evening, Sunday, 5/11/2017
The trek began today, Sunday, at about 10:00a.m. at the open premises of 'Dalar Gyada' field, the city heart of Kano, Nigeria. The journey continued in hundreds of thousands with geometric increment of people. It passes through Abbatua round about to Maria house and continues heading the outskirt of Kano.
The trekkers observed Zuhr and Asr prayers at Nasarawa bridged within the city. The tek continued to today's closing juncture, where the Ameer heading the journey delivered closing remarks.
The Ameer, Sheikh Dr. Sanusi Abdulkadir explained in briefed and concise the genesis of Arba'een symbolic trek being exercised by followers of Ahlul Bayt School of thought. He also explained why the trek journey was closed at the particular juncture it was closed, before it continues by tomorrow, Monday.
In a split of seconds after the closing prayer, a few number of brothers and sisters who majority are habitants of areas outside the Kano metro police were hanging around in wait for vehicles in to take to their various destinations, when innumerable armed Police men in helluxes attacked the few brothers with teargas and live bullets, killing 4 and injured scores.
On another unfortunate side, some national and international media outlets in Nigeria particularly on-line outlets published a biased news that, Police men in Kano repelled Arba'een trekkers.
This absolutely a biased report.
According to many eyed-witness of the unfortunate attack travelling along Kano to Kaduna express way, they were reported to have said that, innumerable vehicles filled with armed Police men were deployed at a particular point in Kwanar Dawaki, a local government outside the city of Kano. The armed Police men were informed by software securities about the current situation of the trek. They were informed to come in other to carry out their paid contract on the trekkers through shedding their innocent blood
By Abdullahi Isah Wasagu