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Reps’ panel to submit report on Zaria killings next week

06 January 2016, 12:04

Abuja - A panel set up by the House of Representatives to look into the the clash between soldiers and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Zaria will submit its reports to the House next week, Punch reports.

This was revealed by the Chairperson, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazak Namdas, who also said that the report would be one of the first issues the House would attend to on resumption.

Also read: Shi'ite leader may face with felony charges, remains in custody

The lawmakers, who have been away on a Christmas and New Year break, will reconvene in Abuja on January 12.

The House Committee on National Security and Intelligence is conducting the investigation.

Many lives were lost in Zaria on December 12 and 13 when members of the Islamic sect, otherwise known as Shi’ites, clashed with soldiers.

Read more at Punch

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