Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky on arrival at Medanta Hospital in India on Tuesday

The Shiites leader in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat are expected back in Nigeria tonight.

A key leader of the sect confirmed that couple would leave the Madenta Hospital India back for Nigeria.

A top member of the IMN, Yahaya Muhammad Soje disclosed these to the Nation that El-Zakzaky and his wife had expressed dissatisfaction over the treatment provided by the doctors and alleged threats by security operatives.

“The security officials refused to allow the doctors he requested to treat him and his wife. As I am speaking with you now they are preparing to return to Nigeria this night.”


The couple arrived India last Tuesday with their relatives, security operatives and government officials.

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