Update: 13 years old and one other martyred as Nigerian Security Forces attack a peaceful protest in Abuja

The joint Nigerian security forces have attacked a peaceful protest at the National Assembly complex Abuja today Tuesday 9/7/2019 killing 2 of the peaceful protesters, including a 13 year’s old Mahmud Umar and Ja’afar Mika’il, and also injuring and arresting at least 40 of the protesters as well.

Today’s protest is the continuation of the daily peaceful protests in Abuja demanding for the immediate and unconditional release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife for proper medication.

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have been peaceful in all their activities. They’ve conducted several and numerous peaceful protests at the National Assembly to demand for the release of their leader. Last week, one of the members of the house of representative Honourable Alhasan Ado Doguwa has commended the peaceful conducts of the Movement and promised the house intervention on the issue of Sheikh Zakzaky.

The peaceful protest will continue tomorrow by the grace of the Almighty.