TEHRAN, Iran - Abbas Mousavi , Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman has called on Nigerian authorities to allow Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife to go for medical treatment, pointing that the duo need immediate medical attention outside the country.
“It is expected from Nigerian authorities to immediately allow Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky outside of detention and provide him with appropriate and prompt medical services,” he said Tuesday.
Also voicing concern over yesterday’s clashes in Nigeria’s Abuja, Mousavi condemned the use of force in the protests.
He highlighted the need to preserve security and stability in Nigeria and called for practicing restraint and solving differences through dialogue.
He said that it is necessary to speed up the medical treatment procedure of Sheikh Zakzaky and eliminate concerns over his health status.
CEOAfrica recalled that the continuous protest of the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as the Shiites on Monday reportedly claimed the life the Deputy Commissioner of Police with the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, a journalist with Channels Television and six other people.