Whereabouts of Nigerian Muslim cleric unknown

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria,LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIANS concerned by the detention of the country’s top Muslim leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky, have dismissed assertions by government he is kept at a place of safety.
Zakzaky was arrested during the skirmishes in the northern Zaria in 2015 when Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) supporters clashed with the army.
The Concerned Nigerians expressed dismay at the statement by Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who was quoted on television as saying the leader and his wife were no longer in custody of the police or Department of State Services but in a home built by government.Mohammed is quoted as saying this would ensure their safety as citizens were not willing to live as neighbours with them.
“This assertion by Minister of Information is not only false but unacceptable to all well meaning Nigerians and an insult to our collective sensibility,” the Concerned Nigerians stated.Deji Adeyanju, Convener, and John Danfulani, Secretary of the organisation
signed the document. They expressed willingness to accept Zakzaky as neighbour.
“We are also willing and ready to provide accommodation for Zakzaky and his wife pending his permanent reintegration.”
Concerned Nigerians therefore appealed to the federal government to release Zakzaky and his wife.
“This government must remember that the world is watching and that it has the worst human rights violation record in the history of our country.”
–CAJ News

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