'Ideals Of Equity, Justice Unites A Nation, Not National Anthem' -Shehu Sani Tells Tinubu

Date: 13-06-2024 10:55 am (1 month ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
- at 13-06-2024 10:55 AM (1 month ago)

Senator Shehu Sani told President Bola Tinubu that the “ideals of freedom, equity, and justice” are the antidotes to reuniting Nigeria, not the national anthem.

Sani stated this at the dinner ceremony on Wednesday, June 12, to mark Nigeria’s Democracy Day and the 25th anniversary of uninterrupted democracy.

“Mr President, i will like to draw your attention to this fact and this truth, A national anthem cannot unite a nation, a national pledge cannot unite a nation, a constitution cannot unite a nation.

“A nation is united by the ideals of freedom, a nation is united by equity and by justice.

“This democracy was not a gift given to us by the military, it was not a lottery that we won, it was a product of struggle and sacrifice,”
he said.

The ex-lawmaker’s appeal doubles down on President Bola Tinubu’s assent to the National Anthem Bill, which led to its change from “Arise, Oh Compatriots” to “Nigeria we hail thee.”

This change sparked outrage amongst Nigerians and questioned the competence and priority level of the Nigerian government.

Meanwhile, Senator Sani charged President Tinubu with embracing the implementation of reforms, emphasising that he must succeed at the helm of affairs.

“Mr President, you have a duty to succeed. If you succeed, we will share your glory because you came from the trenches, you came from that struggle, you came from that period of struggle.

“Mr President, if you fail, they will say that those of you who fought for democracy have nothing new to offer Nigeria,”
he said.

Posted: at 13-06-2024 10:55 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 13-06-2024 10:56 AM (1 month ago)
 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes loser
Posted: at 13-06-2024 10:56 AM (1 month ago) | Grande Master
- Kormeijama at 13-06-2024 01:21 PM (1 month ago)
Sani stopping wasting your  breath on this fellow and his entrenched caboodle. If Tinubu can find it 'unpatriotic' for fellow  Nigerians to ask to be paid a living wage whilst legislators are paid a thousand times that without  a whim from the president then  what si there for the electorate. Tinubu gave the law makers a substantial hike in salary and emoluments immediately he was sworn into the presidency, and  he subsequently handed the judiciary a larger percentage  increment . So whats wrong with the  ordinary Nigerian civil servants  asking for  a  LIVING  WAGE
Posted: at 13-06-2024 01:21 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
- kp45 at 13-06-2024 07:09 PM (4 weeks ago)
Misplacement of priority
Posted: at 13-06-2024 07:09 PM (4 weeks ago) | Addicted Hero
- Jiiitk4 at 14-06-2024 01:11 AM (4 weeks ago)
The British wanted A BANNER WITHOUT STAIN . Until it was stained with the blood of over 3 million Ibos. Obasanjo in his infinite wisdom changed the national anthem. To hell with this NIGERIA WE HATE THEE
Posted: at 14-06-2024 01:11 AM (4 weeks ago) | Gistmaniac