The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Shiites has directed members to observe this year’s Quds Day expected to hold today by embarking on a peaceful procession across all states in the country.
According to the group, the celebration is open to both Muslims and non Muslims and was expected to be a rallying point of condemning the Israelis atrocities against the Palestine.
Spokesman of the Shiites, Mallam Ibrahim Musa said: “The IMN hereby calls on all people of conscience to join in commemorating this annual event by lending a voice to the oppressed people of Palestine, while condemning the Israeli atrocities on them.’’
“The Quds Day is scheduled to take place in over 24 cities across the country, it is commemorated based on conscience and not only on religious consideration as victims of Zionism and illegal occupation of Palestine include Muslims and Christians alike.”
The group also call on the Nigerian government to immediately and unconditionally release the revered leader of the IMN, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky.