Shiite movement: Gunshots Reported again In Kaduna
konknaijaboy | On 15, Dec 2015
The shooting is related to the ongoing siege on the Islamic Movement in the state and military action against the faithfuls.
Japheth Omojuwa, Nigerian blogger, international public speaker, posted about this on his Twitter page.
These guys. I hope they don’t set back Kaduna’s new development agenda
— JJ. Omojuwa (@Omojuwa) December 15, 2015
Please look out for Shia protests in Kaduna. Be safe. — JJ. Omojuwa (@Omojuwa) December 15, 2015
Popular Kaduna market, Kasuwa has been shot down by authorities following unconfirmed reports that non-indegenes of the state have been asked to leave the state. Some locals also confirmed this development.
Please stay at home if you are in Kaduna — Maryam Abubakar (@mareeyama) December 15, 2015
Kaduna again. Please be safe guys
— D.O (@DOlusegun) December 15, 2015
Heavy Shia protest ongoing in Kaduna. — Ahmed Rufai Isah (@Sir_Ruffy) December 15, 2015
Ppl r running, closing there shops. Kaduna need prayer pic.twitter.com/SXTFENdMGC
— Mal.Mousa (@Musamozeh) December 15, 2015
I see the COAS, IGP, NSCDC bosses have arrived zaria. It has spilled into kaduna o, y’all should better double your efforts.
— LIFE! (@Tweezy_bohemian) December 15, 2015
Shiite sect has also blocked Zaria-Kano Road at Dogarawa village.
Shia Muslim sect members are also protesting on the streets of the main northern cities of Kano.
Many businesses are closed and people are mainly staying indoors to avoid trouble.
Armed security officers have been stationed in strategic locations in Kaduna city centre.
The Nigerian army alleged that members of the sect attempted to assassinate the Chief of Army Staff Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, when he visited Zaira on Saturday, the sect has denied it, describing the allegation as “blatant lies.”