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Friday, 13 April 2018 11:33

Saifullahi M. Kabir & Mahdi Garba
The 27th Annual Martyrs Remembrance day also known as Yaumus Shuhada has recorded a large turnout yesterday in Abuja, Nigeria's capital with participants mostly members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria from all walks of life.

Since its inception, the event has been marked in Zaria, except last year's that took place in different zones of the country and the latest that took place at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.

Speaking on the aim of event, Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello said as culture the Martyr Foundation (Mu'assasatus Shuhada) has recorded pluses and minuses while discharging their duty of catering for the families of the martyrs of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria led by Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.

Prominent Rights activists present at the event were Convener of Concerned Nigerian Prince Deji Adeyanju and Head of Anti Corruption Network, Hon. Ebenezer Oyetakin who reiterated his support for Sheikh Zakzaky. He further added that the continued quest for justice for the detained Sheikh should not be a matter of one's religion but humanity.

Shorty after the event, participants carrying placards with #FreeZakzaky inscription proceeded to the Ministry of Justice. On arrival, Lead counsel of Sheikh Zakzaky, Chief Femi Falana, SAN expressed his appreciation over how the protests have remained peaceful.

He also tasked the participants to continue protesting the illegal detention of Sheikh Zakzaky peacefully, saying he will never relent in supporting the struggle.

martrys day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

Deji adeyanju wiht pictures of some of the matryrs killed in Dec 2015 at Gyallesu Zaria

martrys day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

cross secion of martyrs children

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martrys day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martrys day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martrys day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martrys day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

martyrs day and free zakzaky protest abuja on 13th April 2018 in abuja

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