Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria,
, IMN, have on Tuesday, taken to the streets of Abuja, to protest against the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, over an offensive publication on Prophet Mohammed, by a citizen of the European country,
Members of the sect in large numbers, marched from Nitel Junction to Wuse Market, and set the French flag ablaze, leading to pandemonium in the city.
The Secretary of the Academic Forum of the IMN, Abdullahi Musa, said that the rally is aimed at condemning the action of the French President, over the derogatory publication.
He said: “We set the French flag on fire, in reaction to the attack on Islam and Muslims by the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, since the heinous crime of publishing cartoons of the Prophet by the Magazine, Charlie Hebdo.”
The protest terminated at Wuse Market, and forced vehicle owners to use alternative routes.
As at the time of this report, there were no Security Agents on the ground.
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