“8k is Almajirinisation”: Shehu Sani Tells Nigerians What to Do Before Collecting President Tinubu’s N8,000

“8k is Almajirinisation”: Shehu Sani Tells Nigerians What to Do Before Collecting President Tinubu’s N8,000

  • Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to the decision of President Bola Tinubut to give N8,000 to 12 million families for six months
  • The former lawmaker called the N8,000 offer to 12 million poor families “8k is Almajirinization of the country”
  • He urged Nigerians to pray before stepping out to collect the N8,000 after what happened during Buhari's administration

A former Kaduna lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has described the decision of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to give N8,000 to 12 million families for six months as “Almajirinization of the country.”

President Tinubu had on Thursday, July 14, announced that 12 million families would get N8,000 for six months to lessen the hardships faced by Nigerians as a result of subsidy removal.

Shehu Sani/ Tinubu's 8k for poor families/8k for 12m families
Shehu Sani says Tinubu's “8k is Almajirinization” urged Nigerians to pray before collecting the money. Photo Credits: Shehu Sani/ Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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Reacting, Sani, via his verified Twitter handle @ShehuSani, urged Nigerians to pray before collecting the N8,000 offer.

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According to him, people who collected 10,000 during Muhammadu Buhari’s administration ended up in serious poverty.

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“People who collected Buhari’s ‘jazzed’ 10k ended up in deeper poverty. Pray before you collect the next 8k.”

He also tweeted:

“8k is Almajirinization of the country.”

President Tinubu announces 12m households will get N8,000 for 6 months, Nigerians react

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said 12 million families will get N8,000 for six months to lessen the hardships faced by Nigerians as a result of subsidy removal.

In a letter to the House of Representatives read by Speaker Tajudeen Abbas during plenary on Thursday, July 13, Tinubu said it was support to enable poor and vulnerable Nigerians to cope with the cost of meeting basic needs.

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"This 8k will favor them": Knocks as Tinubu says he'll transfer N8,000 to 12m households

President Bola Tinubu's request to acquire an $800 million loan facility from the World Bank has been granted by the Senate.

In his proposal, the president promised that N8,000 would be transferred to the bank account of 12 million low-income and poor households for six months to cushion the effect of the fuel subsidy removal.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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