2020: Don’t Expect Change Under Buhari – Shehu Sani
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Senator who represented Kaduna Central in the eight assembly, Shehu Sani has said that, Nigerians will suffer more under President Muhammadu Buhari led government in 2020 and beyond.
Senator Sani said, even if the present government is given additional 50 years to rule Nigeria, the masses will suffer for those 50 years.
He stated this while featuring in an Hausa Language programme, titled ‘Kai kadai gayya’ monitored by The Nation on Kaduna based Invicta FM Radio Sunday afternoon. Senator Sani who lost his return to the Senate to Senator Uba Sani in the 2019 general elections also condemned the border closure policy of the Buhari’s government, saying the 8th Senate rejected the policy when it was first concieved. He stated categorically that, hardship that Nigerians are presently experiencing, is a joke compared to what would be happening in the coming year and beyond.
According to him, “Nigerians are suffering and because the people in government have asked them to persevere. But the truth of the matter is that, non of the leaders’ children are suffering, non of their wives are suffering. Their children school abroad, their wives go on holiday abroad. It is possible some of the distant relations are suffering bacuse some people don’t take care of their relatives.
“So, it is disturbing to note that, some sections of the masses are deceiving themselves by thinking that, the leaders love them, and the leaders are also suffering like themselves. They are not suffering, their families are not suffering. But some masses are killing themselves because of leaders who, don’t care for them
This should stop complaining to Nigerians that, they met Nigeria is bad shape. If things were in good shape in the first place, you won’t be called to come and rule. Whoever looks at history and see the time that, past leaders like Sardauna came into power, they did a lot.
“Sardauna established Ahmadu Bello University, he opened roads, he boosted agriculture, he boosted education and educated people. “If you have not forgotten, the colonialists wanted to give Nigeria independence 1957, but Sardauna said, no, the North was not ready, that they needed more time.
The colonialists then gave three more years. Within that, three years he was able to do what positioned North in a state of independence, by educating people, in such way that, Nigeria would not be given independence and North will now be left behind, because he knew what he was doing.
“But if you give this present government 50 more years to rule, this is how the masses will suffer for those 50 years. The masses are being decieved with promises. What, the present leaders keep decieving people that, things were in bad state and that the past governments were responsible. This government doesn’t have any other song except blaming the past government.
The issue should be, what have you done since assumption of office? “Secondly, the democracratic government has tenure. Since the day you come on board, you know the day you are leaving office. When they came on board, didn’t they meet electricity, water, industries? What is expected of them is to add value to the development they met on ground. Their predecessors didn’t complain over what they met on ground, but today’s government is always disturbing us with noise that their predecessors are thieves.
“The truth of the matter is, if these people continue to disturb them with complain over their predecessors and ask them to be patient, the masses should ask them, when exactly are we going to start enjoying self? Because time is going.