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El-Zakzaky set for release from detention.

The leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky will be released from detention to travel to India for medical attention.

The Department of State Services has confirmed receipt of a court order granting the Shiite leader bail.

The service said it was currently liaising with relevant stakeholders to allow him travel to seek medical attention in India, according to spokesman of the DSS, Dr. Peter Afunnaya, in Abuja, on Monday.

“Conformity with the order is in line with the Service’s avowed commitment to the Rule of Law inherent in a democracy, the secret police said.

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