21 Nov 2015

Biography of Shehu Sani, Senator

Shehu Sani
Shehu Sani
Shehu Sani is a Senator of the federal Republic of Nigeria. He was born on October 29, 1967. He is an indigene of Kaduna State.

He his primary School Education  at Badarawa Primary School, Kaduna where he obtained his primary school certificate in 1980. He then proceeded to Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State. He thereafter attended the Kaduna polytechnic where  he obtained a Higher National Diploma(HND).

Shehu Sani is an author, a playwright and a Human Rights Activist. He is the President of the group called Civil Right Congress of Nigeria(CRCN) and he is also the chairman hand in hand Africa.

He is a born democrat. Shehu Sani has been arrested and jailed by past military regimes as he is very vehement in his struggle for the restoration of Democracy in Nigeria.

It is worthy to note that he was released from life imprisonment when democracy was resrored in Nigeria in 1999.

Shehu Sani is the recipient of several awards and honours; he was Honoured by the English Literary Association of ABU, Zaria,  Awarded a Honorary Degree by Institute of Continuous Education,  Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Association of Nigerian Authors,  Honoured as "A Hero of Democracy" by Tell Magazine,  Honoured by the National Conscience Party,  Honoured by Swedish based Iqbal Masih for the Right of the Child,  Honoured as Ambassador of Peace by the International Peace Foundation Honoured by Arewa Youth Foundation

In the 2015 elections, He contested and won the Kaduna Central Senatorial District under the platform of the All Proggressive Congress(APC).

News On Shehu Sani

August 4, 2016_________Reacting to the recent call by different quarters in Nigeria for the restructuring of Nigeria, Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd),  has hinted that there is nothing wrong with restructuring the country, as far as it is done within the context of one Nigeria. Gen. Gowon made this known when Senator Shehu Sani, the Vice-Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja. Gowon recalled that Nigeria was restructured under his leadership as the head of state when he created states in the year 1967. 

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