- Senator Shehu Sani, the chairman of the Senate committee on local and foreign debt, has decried the alleged persecution of lawmakers by the executive arm of government
- Sani said that such a trend will endanger democracy in the country and breed dictatorship
- He said this on his Twitter page in a write-up he titled 'frame up season'
Senator Shehu Sani, the chairman, Senate committee on local and foreign debt, has raised his voice against the alleged persecution of Nigerian lawmakers by the executive arm of the government, Daily Trust reports.
Sani said that the victimisation of legislators jeopardises democracy and lays the foundation of dictatorship in the country especially as governance is concerned.
The senator on Sunday, June 3, took to his Twitter handle and posted a photo which he tagged, 'Frame up Season'. This was coming after the police invited the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, for interrogation over the Offa robbery scandal.
Meanwhile, Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi west senatorial district was arrested and arraigned in court by the police early in May, 2018.
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Moreover, Senator Sani was invited by the Nigerian police force for alleged murder case in April, 2018.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Saraki had begun preparations to honour police invitation over the allegation that suspects arrested for the Offa robbery attack in Kwara state indicted him.
Saraki in a tweet via his official Twitter handle @bukolasaraki on Monday, June 4, said he sent his ADC (security official) to collect his letter of invitation from the police so as to enable him defend himself of the alleged involvement in the Offa robbery.
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