- Senator Shehu Sani has revealed how supporters of the two major contenders of the ruling APC relate
- The former lawmaker and PDP chieftain said supporters of the two APC presidential aspirants in a recent meeting on a flight snubbed each other
- Ahead of the APC primaries scheduled to hold this month, the aspirants of the ruling party are making consultations with prominent personalities seeking support from delegates to secure the party's ticket
Senator Shehu Sani says supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)'s presidential aspirants are not united.
Ahead of the 2023 general elections and the party's primaries, the former federal lawmaker says supporters of two presidential aspirants when they met recently on a flight, avoided each other throughout the duration of the flight.
Sani, the PDP chieftain from Kaduna state, made this assertion in a tweet seen by Legit.ng on Thursday, May 19.
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"Two days ago I was on a flight with supporters of two Presidential aspirants of the ruling party.Throughout the duration of the flight they were not talking to each other,not even greetings;the flight was for 35minutes but seems like one hour because of their faces."
Nigerians took to the micro-blogging site Twitter and reacted to his statement.
"Strangely enough, the two Presidential candidates may see and embrace one other, as well as make jokes about the country. While political supporters, particularly those paid servants, will fight dirty."
"Your point exactly distinguished ."
"While the real aspirants are friends. They smile, chat and hug themselves whenever they meet!"
"And you were busy watching and observing their faces instead of concentrating on your political ambition.
"Is this how you intend to govern Kaduna,? Haba!!"
"Politics in Nigeria is a game of BET . TICKET wen go CUT go CUT ."
"That's basically politics.....this scenario tends to happen before major elections. After elections,scores are settled."
Don’t deceive yourself: Shehu Sani sends strong warning to AfDB president
A former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani had warned Adesina against joining the 2023 presidential race.
The former minister of agriculture was reported to have joined the likes of Yemi Osinbajo, and Bola Tinubu in the race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari after a coalition of 28 groups purchased the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s N100 million presidential forms for him.
Reacting to this development, Sani on his Twitter handle on Sunday, May 8, advised Adesina not to deceive himself into joining the presidential race under the ruling party.
Dele Momodu, Sowore to pay for Nigerian students' NECO, JAMB fees? Shehu Sani speaks
Weeks after Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a 2023 presidential aspirant, had promised to pay for the West African Secondary School Certificate Examination fees for Nigerian students, Shehu Sani made some requests.
The former senator from Kaduna Central via Twitter on Sunday, January 30, called on Dele Momodu of Ovation Magazine and Omoyele Sowore to take up the responsibility of paying the JAMB and NECO fees of students.
He wrote on Twitter:
"We have a Presidential candidate who promised to pay WAEC fees when elected; my brothers Momodu and Sowore take up JAMB and NECO."