Nigeria: El-Zakzaky’s Trial Disrupts Business Activities in Kaduna


Zakzaky and security agents at the Kaduna High Court

By Amos Tauna:

Business activities have come to a halt as shop owners, banks, markets and other businesses have remained closed following the trial of El-Zakzaky and the fear of possible break down of law and order.

As at the of filing this report all the major roads linking the town of Kaduna metropolis have been taken over by security agents to control any protest by members of Shi’ite against the continuous detention of their leader, El-Zakzaky.

Civil servants and others who came to town to continue with their daily activities are seen in groups discussing the situation that has befallen on the metropolis.

The Kaduna State Police Command had on Tuesday warned the general public to exercise more security consciousness as they go about their daily activities in view of the Court trial of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky on Wednesday.

DSP Mukhtar H. Aliyu, Police Public Relations Officer of the state command in a statement observed that people going other lawful businesses should be extra vigilant of their environment, persons around them, activities of suspicious persons etc so as to prevent miscreants disturbing the peace of the State.

Residents who spoke to Africa Prime News expressed dismay with the development accusing the government for not taking proactive action to avert the situation.

“It is unfortunate that in this hard times when Nigerians are feeding from hand to mouth, business activities have come to a halt in Kaduna affecting millions of people who live on what they get everyday,” a resident complained.


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