Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have defied security operatives to hold their annual Ashura procession.
Shiites on procession
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has held its annual Ashura procession in Abuja.
TheNation reported that a top member of the Shi’ites group, Abdulai Musa, said the procession started in Wuse market and ended around Berger about from 8: oo am and ended by 8:30 am.
Musa reported that the procession was peaceful and well organised.
IMN had on Monday petitioned the Human Rights Commission, United Nations and the European Union over Tuesday’s Ashura procession which it claimed that the police are preparing to disrupt and attack its members.