Senator Shehu Sani, a former Kaduna congressman who represented Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, remarked, “After these festivities, the President should discourage state governors from leaving their states to pay him homage.” This statement sparked a number of responses from social media users. In response to the vice president’s visitation to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in Lagos State for the Christmas celebration, he issued this statement. He went on to say that there seems to be a pattern of rising security risks around the holidays, emphasizing that security needs to be given top attention in order to protect Nigerian lives and property. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>
Speaking further in his post on Twitter, Senator Shehu Sani expressed dissatisfaction and displeasure with state governors leaving their states to pay homage to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He stated that it is a huge burden on the state, pointing out that the costs of this flight are too expensive and can be put to productive use rather than flying around the country just to pay homage to the president. He advised the federal government to take serious measures to ensure the reduction of the cost of governance.
According to him, “After these festivities,the President should discourage state governors from leaving their states to ‘pay him homage’. First, it’s a huge burden on the state’s finances—the cost of chattered flights and other expenses. Secondly, there appears to be a pattern of escalation of security threats during the holiday seasons. Let’s be serious about this slogan of cutting the cost of governance.” CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>
Below is his post.
Here are some of the reactions.