The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai says on Saturday that he was attacked by the members of the Shiite Muslim sect. The army boss said that the members of the sect were not only heavily armed but also vehemently confronted him and his convoy on his way to b. The chief of army staff spoke to news men at the National Assembly complex shortly after retaining an interacted meeting called by the Senate Committee on defense for service chiefs.
The Nigerian Army says the leader of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibraheem Zakzaky and his allies were in custody with the Nigerian Army, save and sound and his is undergoing some counselling. Beside the news part claims that at least 1 000 of his members had been killed and that soldiers have evacuated their bodies following the weekend clash between its members and the Military.