ZARIA MASSACRE: JCI Paid Visit to Sheikh Zakzaky's House, 347 Mass Burial Ground, other Monumental Buildings Razed Down by Kaduna State Government
ZARIA MASSACRE: JCI Paid Visit to Sheikh Zakzaky's House, 347 Mass Burial Ground, other Monumental Buildings Razed Down by Kad. State Gov. By Muhammad Ibraheem Zuru On Tuesday, 26/04/2016, a team of media crew, counsels to the IMN, Panel of inquiry on the December 12-14 deadly Zaria massacre, accompanied by security operatives have visited the house of the revered leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Yaquob Zakzaky(H), Hussainiyyah Baqiyyatullah, cemetry of Darul Rahamah, Dambo film village, house of Sheikh Zakzaky's mother(Late Hajiya Mari), Fudiyyah Islamic centre, to witness how the Nigerian Army had notoriously demolished the aforementioned buildings legally owned by the Movement. The team of the visitors were led by president of the panel of inquiry to the massacre. Since after the commencement of the public hearings on the deadly massacre currently taking place at Hasan Usman Katsina House, Kaduna, this is the first visit made by the panel. After visiting the Sheikh's resident, where the Nigerian Army spent 48 hours triggering ammunitions and explosives on faithful brothers and sisters, young children that were safeguarding the Sheikh's house, result to loosing the lives of hundreds of the followers. consequently, spread bullets to Sheikh Zakzaky and his beloved wife, Malama Zeenatudden. Burnt the house alongside some brothers and sisters alive, and finally demolished the house. The team also visited Husainiyyah, Darul Rahmah, and Dambo film village, where the senseless Army also carried out extra judicial killings of hundreds of brothers preceded by irrational demolition of the monumental buildings. In addition, they also visited the house of Sheikh Zakzaky's late mother where her soul was reposed, but Nigerian Army put down the house and razes the cemetery. In the long run, the team of the visitors landed to Mando area, Kaduna, to take a bird view to the open ground where the secretary to the Kaduna state government made a self-confession that, he led and witnessed the mass burial of 347 members of the Islamic Movement spearheaded 40 Nigerian army under the mandate of a Nigerian Army officer of the rank General couple of days after the brutal massacre. Below are some pictures captured during the visit.