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Tension as Shiites takes over Abuja, demand El-Zakzaky’s release

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, are currently protesting at Utako area of Abuja, over the continued detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

The youths in their thousands besieged the roundabout leading to Utako market, thereby causing gridlock.

The youths, who formed a circle at the roundabout, could be heard chanting, “Government free El-Zakzaky, release our leader. ”

DAILY POST correspondent who was at the venue of the protest observed that the youths chanted the song in a very angry manner.

It was also observed that armed police officers were on standby to forestall a breakdown of law and order.

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