- Kaduna-born politician and activist Shehu Sani has revealed that being a former federal lawmaker in Nigeria can now actually save a person
- According to the former Kaduna senator, he recently escaped the wrath of an angry crowd of youths protesting against kidnappings
- Nigerians on Facebook have reacted to Sani's encounter, hilariously letting him know that once a senator always a senator
Senator Shehu Sani, a former federal lawmaker from Kaduna state has narrated his encounter with an angry crowd of youths protesting against kidnappings.
The outspoken senator who recently defected to the opposition's People Democratic Party (PDP) said being a "former” lawmaker can save on these days.
He made this known in a Facebook post shared on Tuesday, October 19, and sighted by Legit.ng.
Kaduna-born politician wrote:
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"I was driving when an angry crowd of youths protesting against kidnappings blocked the road; One of them sighted me and shouted “see Senator” and they moved towards me with sticks; I quickly corrected him “former Senator”, then they lowered their sticks, showered praises on me and I speedily drove off. My Brothers and Sisters, “former” fit save you these days."
Meanwhile, reactions have quickly followed his hilarious post on Facebook.
Abubakar Maharaja in his reaction wrote:
"Hahahahahahahahaaaaa! Senator is always Senator. Nothing like Former Senator, except 8th assembly Senator while we're in 9th assembly."
Lydia Gado wrote:
"The word former no sound well to some people but see as e come be an advantage to you."
Ridwan Adanji Abdullahi wrote:
"There is no former Senator once a Senator always Senator. Aha."
Comr Mufti Sasaco also wrote:
"You should’ve told them you are “Former Emir of Kano”
Senator Shehu Sani finally defects to PDP ahead of 2023
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Sani defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). His defection was confirmed by his close aide, Malam Suleiman Ahmed.
He said Sani confirmed his defection on Thursday, September 16, when he had a meeting with some PDP leaders in Kaduna, Leadership also reported.
Legit.ng notes that Senator Sani represented Kaduna Central Senatorial district in the 8th Assembly from 2015-2019 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).