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In Kaduna Shiite members worship at home

The Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria, today, Friday, April 1 2016, shunned their mosques in Katsina and worshipped in their houses.

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According to the group, the decision to worship in their houses followed being besieged in the central mosque in Katsina this morning by the Nigerian Army.

The head of the Katsina center of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Yakub Yahya had advised to members of the Movement to stay away from the mosque and worship in their houses.

Sheikh Yakub had said that in other to avoid any possible destruction of lives and property which he alleged the government and its army are bent on perpetrating on all that would worship at the mosque, urged Shiite members to worship in their houses.

We advise our brothers to stay away from the mosque so that we can sit back and watch the extent of their mischief and devilish plan of killing every soul in the mosque, including children, whether Shi’ite or non-Shi’ite as revealed to us by reliable sources” Sheikh Yakub Yahya said.

He reminded the public that from the inception of the Zaria incident in December 2015, he announced the intention by government to extend the killings to other places including Katsina.

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