El-Zakzaky’s son, Muhammed made this know in an announcement on Thursday, January 21, 2021.
The IMN chief and his spouse have been in detention since 2015 after a few of his followers clashed with troopers in Zaria, Kaduna.
El-Zakzaky is standing trial over allegations of culpable murder, illegal meeting, disruption of public peace, amongst different expenses.
Within the assertion, Muhammed stated regardless of informing authorities on the Kaduna correctional centre of his mom’s COVID-19 standing, she has not been evacuated to an isolation centre for remedy.
The assertion reads, “Six days in the past, after a routine go to to the Kaduna State jail by my dad and mom’ docs, my mom complained of fatigue, fever and a whole lack of the flexibility to scent.
“The docs determined to hold out plenty of normal assessments to be able to perceive what the issue was. Among the many assessments that had been carried out was a take a look at for the novel coronavirus.
“This was a routine process and you will need to state that she has been denied remedy for acute medical circumstances, together with extreme arthritis of the knee for years now.
“In the meantime, the COVID-19 take a look at got here again constructive. I imagined that as a result of diligent manner during which the jail administration had been conducting and managing the power, a COVID-19 outbreak can be extraordinarily unlikely.
“However as soon as I heard of the take a look at consequence, my first motion was to make sure that it was tried, examined and confirmed. I anticipated that following our dangerous entrance into the predictable petri dish of Kaduna State jail for what it’s, the particular person accountable for Kaduna State jail would formally do his job and inform the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, and the chain of command that the present marketing campaign of torture, extortion, corruption and homicide has come to this and my mom, Zeenah Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, must be instantly hospitalised.
“My mom continues to be in Kaduna jail in the meanwhile, but to be hospitalised and to obtain correct well being care.”
Mohammed additional alleged that his mom’s COVID-19 constructive standing is getting used as an “assassination instrument”.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has additionally confirmed that his consumer, Zeenat is certainly ailing, saying “It’s true. She has examined constructive.”