Shehu Sani describes seal off of New PDP office as a return to despotic era

Sep 9, 2013 by

Shehu Sani describes seal off of New PDP office as a return to despotic era

Kaduna based human rights activist and President of the Civil Rights Congress (CRC), Mallam Shehu Sani has discribed the sealing off of the secretariat of the “New PDP” as a sign that the country was gradually returning to hay days of the Abacha despotic era.

Sani in a statement said that the use of state apparatus to resolve political differences through acts of repression was taking the country back to the Abacha era 15 years after the return to democracy.

He said “the sealing of the New PDP secretariat by the security agencies stands unreservedly condemned. It demonstrates the growing level of political intolerance, desperation and brigandage on the side of the Federal Government. It is reminiscent of the sadism and fascism of the Abacha despotism.

“Using the state apparatus to resolve political differences through blatant act of repression is indicative of the hysteric and Machiavellian tendencies of the Bamanga faction of the PDP. The sealing of the secretariat by the police points to our perilous slide to…continue reading on

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