Falana Asks Osinbajo To Order Release Of El-Zakzaky, Wife

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Lagos-based lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has written to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, demanding the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement In Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeinab El-Zakzaky.

Mr Falana said their current detention by the Department of State Services is illegal and unwarranted. In the last one year and a half, El-Zakzaky and his wife have been in detention for alleged civil disobedience and recalcitrance.

Mr Falana, who is also the lawyer of the detained persons, in a letter dated June 2 and addressed to the Acting President, said his clients have been kept incommunicado and the DSS is preventing him from seeing them.

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