Judicial panel slams Nigerian Army, Police, SSS for Zaria massacre of 347 Shi’ites

Judicial panel slams Nigerian Army, Police, SSS for Zaria massacre of 347 Shi’ites

by Samuel Ogundipe

A colossal failure of intelligence is to blame for last December’s massacre of at least 347 members of a Shi’a Muslim group in Zaria, a judicial commission of inquiry into the killings says in its report.

The commission, set up by the Kaduna State government, said the Nigerian Army, Police and the State Security Services, failed in their responsibilities, thereby allowing the killings by the army to occur. Read full in PREMIUMTIMES

Image: Army chief Tukur Buratai implicated on left, General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army 1st Division in Kaduna, Adeniyi Oyebade on right

Image: Army chief Tukur Buratai implicated on left, General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army 1st Division in Kaduna, Adeniyi Oyebade on right
Image: Army chief Tukur Buratai implicated on left, General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army 1st Division in Kaduna, Adeniyi Oyebade on right
General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army 1st Division in Kaduna, Adeniyi Oyebade
General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army 1st Division in Kaduna, Adeniyi Oyebade

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