Claims by Lai Mohammed that it costs fg N3.5m to feed El-Zakzaky monthly, causes frenzy on social media

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Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s information minister has stirred a hot debate among Nigerians on social media after he claimed that the government spends about N3.5 million monthly to feed Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

The cleric who is the leader of the Shiite IMN movement has been in the custody of the Nigerian government for over two years. El- Zakzaky was accused of blocking a public road, which army boss, Tukur Buratai was plying at the time.

The incidence which happened in December 2015, saw soldiers attack many of the cleric’s supporters leading to the death of hundreds of them. at least 347 of them.

Nigerians are now reacting to the video which has gone viral, wherein the Information Minister, while addressing some journalists made the claims that it costs government a whooping N3.5m to feed El – Zakzaky monthly.

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Claims by Lai Mohammed that it costs fg N3.5m to feed El-Zakzaky monthly, causes frenzy on social media .

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