El-Zakzaky’s Aim Is An Islamic Republic In Nigeria, Government Tells Court

Federal Government has aid that for the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, all that matters to him is to establish an Islamic State.

This Islamic State envisioned by El-Zakzaky will have the full support of a foreign country, Iran according to government’s statement in court on Wednesday.

The government made these claims in a counter-affidavit it filed against IMN’s motion challenging the Federal High Court’s order of July 26 proscribing the group.

Justice Nkeonye Maha of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court who issued the proscription order, on Wednesday, fixed September 11 for the hearing of the motion filed on behalf of the IMN by Mr. Femi Falana (SAN).

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