After an attempt to forcibly remove the sheikh and his wife last night, security services in Nigeria have stood down. Armed men entered the place of their detention Saturday night in what was perceived to be an assassination attempt.
An immediate international campaign from various groups and individuals appears to have been instrumental in the stoppage. Though, the Sheik’s privacy was violated. as armed security forces entered where the Sheikh is being held to forcibly remove him to a a new location, according to report. Many see this an assasination attempt. Various organisations and individuals around the world remain vigilant as to what may be planned against Sheikh Zakzaky who has been in detention for one year without trial.