El-Zakzaky: IMN praises Falana, others as leader leaves with wife for India
The banned Islamic Movement has thanked human rights lawyer Femi Falana and other people of conscience that made possible the departure today of Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat to India.
In a statement, Abdurrahman Abubakar Yola, Chairman, Free Zakzaky Campaign Committee said:
“We wish to use this opportunity to thank all people of conscience, particularly the team of lawyers being led by Femi Falana SAN, some very senior citizens, diplomats, human rights activists and organizations, journalists and the general public who doggedly stood by us in the campaign for justice for the victims of Zaria genocide. Thank you and God bless.”
El-Zakzaky, six days after a Kaduna court ruling left Nigeria for India, along with his wife, some family members and security operatives.
The journey came six days following the granting of the couple’s application for leave to seek medical attention in New Delhi, India.