Senator Shehu Sani (PRP- Kaduna Central) has decried the xenophobic killing of two Nigerians in South Africa, as well as the early Monday morning attack on his state.
Naija News had reported earlier that Twenty persons were reported to have been killed in a renewed attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ungwan Aku village, Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State today while scores reportedly sustained gunshot injuries.
The online news medium also had reported that two Nigerian men were stabbed to death during xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg and Cape Town of South Africa on April 5 and 6, 2019, respectively. The Assistant Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Union in South Africa, Mr. Odefa Ikele had confirmed the incident.
Taking to his verified Twitter handle @ShehuSani Tweeted
I was about to condemn the Killing of two Nigerians in South Africa,then the call that twenty people were killed in my constituency same day;I condemned both.Tragic Deaths at home and abroad.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) April 9, 2019
The senator had earlier taken a swipe at governors who he noted spend much of their time in Abuja from Monday to Thursday in the name of holding meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari while their states are in flames.
See his tweet below:
While their states are in flames,most of the Governors spent mondays to Thursdays in Abuja in the name of meeting with Mr President.And on fridays,praying with Mr President in the Villa mosques.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) April 8, 2019
His tweets have since received criticisms, concerns, and commendations from his social media followers.