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Court Orders Immediate Release of El-Zakzaky

Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky shot and dumped in a wheel barrow after Nigerian troops invaded him home and killed his sons, wife and hundreds of his followers | Facebook

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the unconditional release of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Shiite sect in Nigeria, and his wife, Malama Zeatudden, from detention,  within 45 days.

The court also ordered the Federal Government to provide a new accommodation for El-Zakzaky in Zaria or any northern town of his choice.

The court, presided by Justice Gabriel Kolawole, also awarded El-Zakzaky and his wife N50 million as general damages.



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