Senator Shehu Sani has described the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, as any person with “patented venom and perfidy, claiming that each one the makes an attempt by El-Rufai to emerge because the chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Boards failed.
He added that the governor was unfit to run the state.
He stated this in an announcement issued whereas reacting to a remark credited to El-Rufai, who reportedly claimed he had retired Sani and Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi from politics.
In response, Sani informed the governor that he couldn’t declare to have ‘retired’ anybody in politics when all his life was about hanging behind President Muhammadu Buhari.
The senator stated: “My consideration has been drawn to the put up by Nasir El-Rufai the place he made point out of my title and that of distinguished Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi. Despite the fact that I’m in court docket with the governor within the final yr the place he sued me and I sued him for libel, it’s nonetheless crucial to answer him thus: You may’t declare to have ‘retired’ anybody in politics when all of your life is about hanging behind President Buhari and name-dropping him to attain your targets.
“You’re but to show your ‘energy of retirement’ by standing in your toes, although the current one you probably did was making an attempt to be the chairman of governor’s discussion board and also you woefully failed.”
He added: “It is well-known to all Nigerians and I’ve at all times believed that it’s a matter of time earlier than President Muhammadu Buhari could have a style of your patented venom and perfidy when you attain a degree that he’s of no additional significance to you.
“You’re neither the primary to ‘win re-election’ nor will you be the final in our state. The distinction is that even Makarfi who served eight years by no means claimed to have retired anybody. And their victories had been by no means challenged as a fraud.”