Senator Shehu Sani who was a prisoner for four years during the era of Sani Abacha lectured Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu on life in prison. He carried out the lecture following their arraignment at the Federal High Court Abuja on Monday, 27th June on a two-count charge of forgery of senate orders.

Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu

A senator who witnessed when Sani was giving the senate leaders the lecture told Daily Trust that Sani gave the advice when the court had its 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 he was contacted on phone, Senator Sani confirmed that he truly lectured Saraki and Ekweremadu about some lessons on life in prison.

“Yes, is anything bad in what I did? They are my colleagues and as a former inmate, I felt I should educate them on how to live in the prison, so that they will not be caught unaware, “he said