Tribunal Judgments: Justice becoming a Ludo game- Shehu Sani reacts
Senator who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th National Assembly, Shehu Sani has described a recent ruling by the National and State Houses of Assembly Plateau Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos as one of the most tragic and comical rulings in the country and the choice of words in the case of Kano by the tribunal.
Sani stated so in a post via X on Monday, saying that justice in Nigeria has become a board game, adding that the ruling must not be allowed to stand.
Sani wrote: “The Sacking of Honorable Beni Lar, House of Reps member and other Legislators from Plateau State by the Election Tribunal on the grounds that “their party have no structure” is one of the most tragic and comical rulings in this season of judicial magic and mysteries. Justice is becoming a Ludo. This can’t stand and must not stand.”
Last Tuesday, Justice Mohammed Tukur-led Panel 1 of the National and State Houses of Assembly Plateau Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos upturned the election of Hon. Beni Lar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as member Langtang North/South Fed constituency.
It declared Hon. Vincent of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the election.
Lar was a fifth-term member of the House of Representatives.
The National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal also nullified the election of a two-term member of the House of Representatives in Plateau State, Dachung Musa Bagos.
Bagos, who represents Jos South/Jos East Federal constituency, was also elected under the PDP.
Also, commenting on the Kano Governorship tribunal judgment that nullified Governor Abba Kabiru Yusuf of the NNPP and gave victory to Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna of APC, Shehu Sani expressed his thoughts on the choice of words by the tribunal.
Sharing his thoughts on the choice of words, Senator Shehu Sani on his official X account wrote “In the tribunal judgment that was crafted to remove Osun Governor Adeleke, Buga dance was mentioned. In the tribunal judgment that was crafted to remove Kano’s Governor Abba Yusuf, this is the pattern”, highlighting “gang of red caps wearers who like a violent and terrorist cult”, “disgruntled bandits parading as politicians is hereby condemned”, “…threatened fire and brimstones by bitter losers”, as written in the judgment.