Senator Shehu Sani who spent four years in jail during the Abacha era, lectured Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu on life in prison following their arraignment on a two-count charge of forgery of senate orders, at the Federal High Court Abuja on Monday June 27th,2016.
A senator who was present when Sani was lecturing the senate leaders, told Daily Trust that Sani gave the advise when the court went on a one hour recess
“Sani came and lectured the presiding officers on life in the prison. He told them that in the prison there is ranking rule like at the National Assembly. He advised them to cooperate with the Governor in the prison. He said after registration, they will be given plates for meals. Sani also told them that they are going to share toilet, bathroom with other inmates and that it is the Governor of the prison that will allocate bed space to them”
When contacted on phone, Sani confirmed he indeed gave Saraki and Ekweremadu some lessons on life in prison
“Yes, is anything bad in what I did? They are my colleagues and as a former inmates, I felt I should educate them on how to live in the prison, so that they will not be caught unaware, “he said