Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called for peace, in Abuja, following the ongoing clashes between the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, and Security Forces.
Saraki made this known on Tuesday night, via his Twitter handle.
He said: “From the reports I have received, the ongoing protest in Abuja is escalating, with significant loss of lives and damage to property. Right now, I call on the protesters and our Security agents, to exercise extreme restraint and tow the path of peace.”
The protest on Tuesday, made it the third day since the protest broke out in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
A Patrol van of the Nigeria Police was set ablaze in Abuja, on Tuesday, by suspected Shiite members.
For three days now, the IMN members, better known as Shiites, have been protesting the continued detention of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, their Leader which have led to loss of lives, and left many injured
Over 300 people were said to have been killed, as a result of the clash.