Buhari speaks on Shiittes, Police clash:commiserates with families of the deceased

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the clash which occurred between members of the Islamic Movement Of Nigeira(IMN) and officers of the Nigerian Police Force, yesterday in Abuja .

Members of IMN on Monday 22,July 2019 protested the continued detention of their leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky by

Nigerian government.

The protest however turned violent with a deputy commissioner of police and Channels TV reporter, Precious Owolabi, losing their lives .

The group also lost 11 of their members while many other sustained injuries.

On his official Twitter handle today @MBuhari, Mr Buhari commiserated with the families of the casualties.

I most deeply commiserate with the families of Precious Owolabi, an NYSC member with Channels TV, and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Usman Umar, of the FCT Police Command, who died during the violent protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in Abuja yesterday.

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