Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), known aslo as Shiites have staged a peaceful protest where they condemned the killing of Iran’s Gen. Qassem Solaeimani and seven others.
The protest which was carried out in reaction to the US military action by the members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly took place in the Wuse area of Abuja.
Condemning the US military for killing Soleimani, the Shiites marched the streets of Abuja with songs and slogans like ‘Death to America’, ‘Death to Israel’, among others .
They also burnt a US flag to express their displeasure over the killing of Soleimani which President Trump said was carried out based on his order.
Iran which is estimated to have 90% of the Muslims in the country as Shi’a have pledged to avenge the killing of Gen. Soleimani.