Former Kaduna lawmaker Senator Shehu Sani has spoken out to warn Nigerians about the consequences of disparaging the nation’s newly elected president-elect as the rest of the world continues to discuss the results of the recently concluded presidential elections, which were conducted by the Professor Mahmud Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the 25th of February.
Human rights advocate and prominent PDP chieftain Sani recently warned Nigerians against calling the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu a “drug baron” because doing so will eventually have a negative impact on all of the nation’s citizens in the eyes of the international community. Sani made the warning on his verified Facebook page….. Continue Reading
He claimed that giving the president-elect of Nigeria such a title will harm all Nigerians’ reputations in the eyes of the rest of the world, particularly when Nigerians attempt to travel overseas.
“There is nothing wrong with criticizing Tinubu and questioning his election victory. But I must caution on the implication of continuously referring to him as a drug baron. As a President-elect of our country, such a tag will now be stigmatized on you and me as citizens, especially from a foreign perspective or when we travel out of the country. Let’s allow that drug matter to rest, please. That matter has long been settled. Please pick him up on other issues responsibly.”…… Read more