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Sani Gratefully Recalls El-Rufai's Support Through Imprisonment Despite Political Hurdles

opera.com 2024/7/25

Renowned as a prominent figure in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former Kaduna legislator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani recently shared a heartfelt revelation.

Despite being removed from his position by the former Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, Senator Sani acknowledged El-Rufai's supportive stance during his time of imprisonment.


During a thought-provoking speech at the Democracy Day dinner held in Abuja, Senator Shehu Sani expressed his gratitude towards El-Rufai for being a steadfast advocate for freedom.

In a widely circulated video that captured the essence of his words, Senator Sani highlighted how El-Rufai played a vital role in preserving the sense of liberty during their incarceration.


Reflecting on his past interactions with the former governor, Senator Sani eloquently stated, "Despite the political differences that led to my removal from office, I will always cherish the unwavering support Mallam Nasir El-Rufai provided during our time in prison.

His commitment to upholding the principles of freedom was a beacon of hope while many of us endured the hardships of confinement.

It is essential to recognize that true national unity transcends mere symbols like the national anthem, pledge, or constitution; instead, it blossoms through the cultivation of values such as freedom, fairness, and justice."


This candid acknowledgment from Senator Shehu Sani serves as a poignant reminder of the power of solidarity and mutual respect, even in the midst of political disagreements.

By emphasizing the core principles that bind a nation together, he advocates for a collective pursuit of ideals that foster unity and harmony within society.


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