This is a second call for the immediate sack of Chief of Army
staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai for the atrocities and grave
crimes against humanity committed by the army under his direct command in the
days of December 12th to the 14th of 2015.
The description of the demonic acts
perpetrated by the army as laid down by attorney for the family, respected
"change" senior advocate Femi Falana are chilling, disturbing and
According to the narration of events by
surviving daughter Suhaila and attorney Falana, General Buratai sent his men to
the home of Zakzaky without a court order for Zakzaky's arrest and out of the
jurisdiction of the military.
armed hooligans in uniform burned down Zakzaky's home in attempt to
murder Zakzaky, his wife, children, relatives, friends and everyone else in and
around the building. We have viewed videos of the aftermath.
Zakzaky's elder sister was killed in the
above process. Sheikh Zakzaky, his wife Zeenat and their sons and Suhaila
survived the burning down of their home, hidden in the "basement."
The soldiers then went there the next
day to check and confirm that they had succeeded in murdering Zakzaky and his
entire family. It was then that they found the family survived. The soldiers
then murdered three of Zakzaky's sons in cold blood in the view of Sheikh
Zakzaky, Suhaila and Zeenat. The soldiers rained bullets on everyone in there
hitting Zakzaky six times. His eyes were struck. Zeenat was also shot at least
two times with shots to her abdomen and leg. Both were beaten, and further
Near death and blinded Zakzaky was
dragged on his behind and loaded in a wheelbarrow in typical Daesh style. They
were all taken to secret detention and left to suffer and die and treated as
the army so desired, denied their constitutional rights and access to their
attorney's, a judge and their medical specialists.
The bodies of the murdered sons, sister
and other family members along with hundreds of other victims were carried away
like animal carcasses and mass buried.
Zakzaky and wife Zeenat have since been
detained extrajudicially and held incommunicado, denied access and
information and prevented from seeking justice.
In additional shows of power drunken
lunacy and radical fanaticism, Buratai's possessed men under his and the orders
of the administrator of Kaduna, demolished all other properties of the Zakzaky
and went further to even exhume graves on his sons killed a year earlier, reportedly
by Captain S.O Oku under Jonathan's command and discarded these bodies in
unknown mass graves. Some were burned.
This being the same Buratai that is
unwilling and unable to accost a single of openly marauding armed Fulani
herders who are brazenly above-the-law, terrorizing and killing innocent people
in hundreds, burning down entire communities and even firing shots at serving
While General Buratai's observing his
paid duty to defeat ragtag, jungle hiding, heroin addicted Boko Haram terrorists
is appreciated. It must be recognized that just the way we do our jobs, so also
did Buratai do his. Any military leader is expected to be able to defeat
terrorists, unless he is corrupt and compromised as were the past generals who
were being paid by the survival of Boko Haram. Even the Civilian JTF used to
roundly defeat Boko Haram terrorists when unhindered by Shettima and Jonathan.
We do recall that when Azubuike
Ihejirika decided to crush Boko Haram in 2013, he did so easily, killing Shekau
I and freeing all local governments under them, before he was ordered to stop
and allow them recover their losses. To this effect, we believe Buratai's
salary is all he deserves for performing his duty to command the army to do
their bidding against the terrorists and finish up the job Jonathan had done in
his last months pre-election; and it is time he hands over that duty to other
well qualified officers and is retired to face his charges for this act of
unsurpassed bloody barbarism.
Nigeria's north has suffered enough of
God's Wrath. We are tired of God punishing us with Boko Haram and making us the
most disgraced land on earth. We are tired of the extreme poverty, shops
burning, kidnapping, cattle rustling, kidnapping, desert encroachment and all
other afflictions that God uses to punish us when we exhibit and allow and
support this wickedness and oppression of the highest degrees against
minorities in the north, Igbos, Christians, Shia and whoever else.
The Prophet of Islam said: “Fear the
prayer of the oppressed, even if he is a disbeliever, for there is no barrier
(between it and Allah [the God]).” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim)
Please fire Buratai now and let him face
his charges and free blinded Zakzaky and his beautiful wife who has lost six of
her seven sons to Buhari and Jonathan and is not even able to bury them. This
is not the "change" we fought and voted for.
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