“We Have Bacterial Infection”: Shehu Sani Reacts as Tinubu Signs Old National Anthem into Law

“We Have Bacterial Infection”: Shehu Sani Reacts as Tinubu Signs Old National Anthem into Law

  • Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to the signing into law of the old national anthem by President Bola Tinubu
  • Sani said instead of tackling the rising economic and security challenges, the lawmakers chose to prioritise a new national anthem
  • The former federal lawmaker said instead of getting penicillin to treat bacterial infections affecting the country, they went for Prada fragrance

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

FCT, Abuja - Former Kaduna Central senator, Shehu Sani, has criticised the National Assembly for prioritising changing the national anthem over economic and security challenges.

He said the national assembly opted for Prada fragrance instead of penicillin to treat bacterial infections affecting the country.

Shehu Sani reacts as Tinubu signs Old national anthem into Law
Sani says the lawmakers opted for Prada fragrance instead of Penicillin to treat Nigeria's bacterial infections Photo credit: @ShehuSani/@NGRSenate
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The former federal lawmaker stated this via his verified X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @ShehuSani on Wednesday, May 29.

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Sani wrote:

“Nigeria is facing serious economic and security challenges but it’s prioritising changing its national anthem. We have bacterial infection, we opted for Prada fragrance instead of Penicillin.”

Reactions as Tinubu assents to old anthem


BATeria infection actually!


If you go job hunting for a govt job, number one question will be to sing the national anthem.


It's a misplacement of priority. The government has run short of ideas on how to tackle the economic and security challenges facing the country.


Using Panadol Extra to cure stomach pain. Tinubu and APC don show us another healing trick.


BATeria infection is affecting our leaders.
minimum wage is not there concern. improving the lives of the citizens is not their concern

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enabling suitable environments for investors is not their concern. tackling insecurity is not their concern tackling inflation is not their concern

Tinubu, lawmakers sing old national anthem

Legit.ng earlier reported that video of members of the national assembly signing the old national anthem, ‘Nigeria, we hail thee’ has surfaced online.

The lawmakers alongside President Tinubu sang the the old national anthem for the first time on Wednesday, May 29

President Tinubu signed the National Anthem Bill 2024 into law to replace the national anthem from “Arise, O Compatriots” with “Nigeria, We Hail Thee.”

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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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