Following several demands to be granted leave to travel out for medical reasons and subsequently being granted same by the court, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the banned Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and his wife, Zeenat have been spotted at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
The duo are to leave the country today for India, where they would receive medical attention for an undisclosed health challenge.
They had been in detention since December 2015 and have remained in DSS custody ,since, amidst reports of deteriorating health.
It would be recalled that a High Court in Kaduna granted the detained couple bail on Monday to enable them embark on the medical trip.
This comes as , one hundred and eighty six doctors from Pakistan, India, Iran, Afghanistan, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq have written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari concerning Sheikh El-Zakzaky’s physical conditions.
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