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Another Sinister Plan by Nigerian Secret Security Service against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria

By Ibrahim Usman
A secret memo sent to Commissioner of Police Zamfara state by the Zamfara State Director of Secret Security Service (SSS), Y. A. KURE, on the 9th of Aug 2014 reveals a covert plan to unleash terror and shed more innocent blood across the country in the name of fighting whom they refer to as “Shi’ite Sect”.

 This sinister move did not come to us as surprise, as three days after the Zaria massacre by the Nigerian military, an initial memo was equally sent to the Nigerian Army HQ DIV1 by the Zaria Depot HQ of the Nigerian Army signed by Brigadier General B.A. Fiboiumama an copied the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), intimating all military formations to be on “red alert” with the same evil intent.

The present secret memo with No. O.12/475 and titled, “THREAT OF ATTACK ON SECURITY FORMATIONS”, reads: “Intelligence at the disposal of this Command revealed plans by the Shiites Islamic Sect to attack security units/formations across the country. This is to avenge the recent attack on their procession in Zaria, Kaduna state allegedly by the military which they claimed resulted in the death of their members, including three (3) sons of the sect’s spiritual leader, Ibrahim EL-ZAKZAKY. Consequently, you are advised to step-up vigilance in and around your facilities/installations while alerting personnel on same. This is for your information and appropriate action, please.”

From the above, it can be deduced that similar message was sent to all state Commissioners of Police to do the same, as directed by respective SSS Directors. The Nigerian security operatives having been condemned by the world for their atrocities in Zaria, and having woefully failed to get at the root of the Islamic Movement, is now planning to kill more innocent lives and those they called “Shiite Islamic Sect”. The constant usage and reference to “Shi’ite Sect” and claim of revenge mission across the country, could not have been without ulterior motive. It is a false flag; a calculated plan to carry out nationwide attacks and kill innocent lives, as they did, and are still doing in the name of Boko Haram. The memo is in preparation for clandestine terror attacks by the government secrete terror units with the view to shifting the blame on people the call "Shiite sect". This will give all the government forces opportunity to descend on whosoever they wanted kill in the name fighting "Shi’ite Sect".

With this secret memo, we believe that the Nigerian security is up to no good. It is very obvious that there is a planned attacks by a sponsored group of people on security units/formations and to shift blame on followers of Sheikh Zakzaky in order justify their plan.

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the able leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Yaqoub Zakzaky had always maintained that the issue of Boko Haram was a smoke-screen and manufactured script by the evil duo, CIA-MOSSAD, co-authored by the Nigerian government to suppress the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, as it is doing around the world. Now that the Boko Haram script had gone beyond the script writer, and had been exposed in broad daylight in the July 25 Zaria incident, there is now shift in focus. Fighting the so called "Boko Haram" would be a thing of the past, and the new war would be on "Shi’ite Sect".

Before the advent of this secret memo, two newspapers, National Daily and The Polity, were commissioned to set the stage, in which they fabricated similar story and attributed it to Sheikh Zakzaky. “My sons blood cry for vengeances- Zakzaky”, was the title of their story dated August 3, 2014 and August 7, 2014, respectively. Through several rejoinders, the Islamic Movement had hinted a secret agenda to unleash further violence by the Nigerian security, the memo now being a testimony.

It is worth mentioning that, the Islamic Movement is not a SECT; it is a mass movement comprising people from all walks of life. Naturally, membership of this mass movement transcends beyond tribe, profession and religious inclination. In essence, its membership cuts across all segments of the society. This could be seen by the category of sympathizers to Sheikh Zakzaky after the gruesome murder of innocent citizens by soldiers in Zaria. Among those killed by the soldiers included Christians; among those participated during the same procession in Kaduna were also Christians.

With the prevailing fabricated insecurity in the country, more atmosphere of insecurity is now created as directed by the SSS Director in the secret memo that all security units/formations nationwide should “set up vigilance around the facilities/ installations” and take “action”, which clearly brings to light the false flag operation. This is a criminal idea emanating from cruel and insensitive minds that are completely ignorant of social reality.

We want to use this medium to re-state the stand of the Islamic Movement over what happened. As our revered Leader has stated, we have no intention of embarking on vengeance mission. This is not the first time the Movement had been victim of state terrorism without any reprisal. As was the case in previous incidences in which we were victims, we will seek legal redress over the Zaria unfortunate incident. Similarly, we are not a SECT, for that is an ill-intent tag and label. In every religion there is a school of thought, the fact that we hold unto a particular school of thought in Islam, out of the many, did not make us a SECT. We are part of the society in general, and the Muslim Ummah in particular, with equal rights and privileges.

The bottom line is that, the global arrogance sees the Islamic Movement as a threat and Sheikh Zakzaky as a stumbling block to the actualization of their selfish agenda in Africa. While calling for public understanding and awareness on the need to know our real enemy, the Islamic Movement can never keep silent in the face of injustice and oppression. We have never kept silent while the dignity, honour and life of the citizens is at stake.


Ibrahim Usman

Media Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria