The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, otherwise known as Shi’ites, has raised alarm over the health status of its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenah Ibrahim, saying May the couple might have contracted the deadly COVID-19.
Acccording to IMN, six days after contracting the dreaded virus in prison, Zeenah, has not been taken to any specialized hospital for the specialized treatment.
The President, Media Forum, the group, Ibraheem Musa noted that their leader requires urgent medical attention at this points.
“We all know that COVID-19 requires an immediate response of urgent adherence to medical advice, more so, Zeenah has been denied treatment for acute medical conditions including severe arthritis of the knee for five years now.
“Yet she is still in Kaduna prison at the moment, yet to be hospitalized, and yet to receive proper health care,” the statement added.
Shiites lamented that their leader’s wife may fail severely due to her advanced age
“Given her underlying medical conditions and age, her infection places her at heightened risk of severe illness and/or death.