- Shehu Sani says the siege on Saraki's home is condemnable
- Sani says the act is a dent on the image of the government
- The senator declares that the action further undermines democracy
The senator representing Kaduna central at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has criticized the widely reported siege on the homes of Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu on Tuesday, July 24.
Sani, who had been a critic of Governor Nasir El-Rufai, said the siege on the homes of the two top lawmakers, has a negative impression on the current government.
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He also described the action of the police as highly condemnable.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) warned against any action from Nigeria’s security agencies that could be seen as injurious to the country’s democracy.
It spoke in reaction to the siege on the homes of Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu, the president of the Senate and his deputy, respectively. CAN said the blocking of the homes of the two top legislators was a siege on the country’s democracy.
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In a statement signed by the media assistant to the CAN president, Adebayo Oladeji, the association urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigeria Police Force not to do anything that could threaten Nigeria’s democracy.
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