The Islamic Movement of Nigeria(IMN) alias Shiites has said that the Nigerian army can not face its members if they have weapons.
PoliticsNGR gathered that during a Press conference on Monday, the group spoke on its recent clash with Soldiers in Abuja.The leader of the group, Abdullahi Zango, accused the Nigerian army of “fabricating lies cooked up to cover their atrocities”. In his words;
“They continue to say that we are armed, this is a blatant lie. If we are armed, Nigeria army cannot face us.
“If we have weapons with us, Nigeria army is too small to face us. With our courage and brevity, with empty hands, they are running away from us talk less of when we have arms.
“They know that we are not armed because they are cowards.”
He disclosed that the group has paid N8 million in hospital bills for 106 Shiites receiving treatment in various hospitals in Abuja.
Zango added that the group does not regret throwing stones at the security agents during the clash, saying it is the only weapon of the defenceless.
He said: “The situation of throwing stones at them, yes it is the weapon of somebody who is not armed.”