5-YEAR JAIL TERM FOR PROTESTERS: House of Reps. are not making laws, they are crafting tyranny- Sani

Shehu Sani, former Senator who represented Kaduna Central at the 8th Assembly has referred to the House of Representative’s deliberations on a law that will legalise the jailing of protesters for five years as tyrannical.

Shehu who served just one term as Senator said this in a tweet on Thursday. And has only joined a long list of Nigerians who have kicked against such a proposed law.

He cited the action as a perfect example of democratic institutions being used to stifle or kill democracy.

“The House of Representative Bill been processed to jail protesters for five years shows how a democratic institution can be used to strangulate democracy. They are not making laws, they are crafting tyranny.”

The tweet:

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