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Sani dubs Nigerians ‘hypocrites’, says they hate dictators of other countries, but admire theirs



Oyegun was a failure, Oshiomhole is ‘the best’— Sani

A former Kaduna Central senator, Shehu Sani, has suggested that Nigerians are hypocrites.

He described them as a people that despise autocrats of other nations but cherish the ones in their country.

He also lamented that Nigerians cherish dissenters in other climes but always denounce them at home.

According to him, Nigerians would prefer to celebrate and hang portraits of great leaders of other country in their homes, but never those from their country.

Sani stated this in a tweet on his official Twitter handle on Tuesday, in apparent response to President Muhammadu Buhari government’s clampdown of Revolution Now protesters on Monday.

The former senator wrote, “We despise the autocrats of other nations and revered the ones at home; we cherish the dissenters in other climes and denounce those at home; we can hang the portrait of Nkrumah, Mandela and Dr King in our homes, but we can’t that of Zik, Aminu Kano & Gani.”

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He added in another post, that “If the new doctrine of Our country is about those who won & those who lost at the polls, then finding solutions to our problems cannot be a ‘collective responsibility’ of all citizens or ‘patriots’ but Squarely of those who won; And when or where they failed, to be directly blamed.”

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