Shehu Sani Reacts To Sunday Igboho’s Freedom, Makes Promise To The Agitator
A lawmaker in the 8th National Assembly, Sen. Shehu Sani, has reacted to the release of Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho from detention in the Benin Republic.
Naija News reports that Igboho was released on Monday to seek medical attention by the Benin government after spending about 231 days in its custody.
The Yoruba Nation agitator was nabbed in the West African country while trying to flee to Germany through the route.
He was, however, released yesterday on health grounds.
In a post on his micro-blogging platform, Twitter on Monday evening, Senator Sani congratulated Igboho for his freedom.
The Kaduna State governorship hopeful welcomed the agitator to the club of ex-prisoners, listing former president Olusegun Obasanjo, Sule Lamido, Prof. Wole Soyinka as elders and members of the club.
Sani also in the post, promised to visit Igboho when he finally arrives in Lagos, Nigeria.
The politician tweeted: “Congratulations for your release Mr Igboho. You are now our new member ,Ex-Prisoners Club, Prof Soyinka, Obj and Sule Lamido be the Elders….I go come greet you when I de go Lagos. Bye.”
See the post below:
Congratulations for your release Mr https://t.co/HH17VdiaX7 are now our new member,Ex Prisoners Club,Prof Soyinka,Obj and Sule Lamido be the Elders….I go come greet you when I de go Lagos.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) March 7, 2022
In another news, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State will hold its gubernatorial primary election today, Tuesday, March 8.
Security agencies including the Nigeria Police Force and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps have in this regard, sent warnings to electorates and aspirants involved in the process, Naija News reports.
Having assured the party of its commitment to ensuring peaceful exercise, the State Police Command has warned politicians in the PDP to conduct themselves during and after the exercise, in line with the Electoral Act, 2022.
In a statement made available to newsmen earlier today by Yemisi Opalola, the command’s Public Relations Officer in Osogbo, Commissioner of Police disclosed that the police with other security agencies in the State will provide a level playing ground for all aspirants and all the eligible electorates/delegates to exercise their franchise.
While hinting that the Command had taken necessary security measures to forestall any likely breakdown of law and order, Olokode disclosed that security agencies will not hesitate to deal decisively with anyone or group of persons who may attempt to foment trouble or disrupt the smooth conduct of the election.