Shehu Sani Attacks Buhari Over Crackdown On Northern Musicians
Senator Shehu Sani has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s government for clamping down on musicians from the Northern part of Nigeria critical of his administration.
In June 2019, a musician, Mohammed Yusuf, was jailed for singing songs ridiculing Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Condemning the situation in a post on Twitter, Sani said, “There is a growing trend of persecution of musicians and artists in the North who use their songs to criticise bad governance or question authorities; while those who sing the praises of those in power are patronised and glorified. This stands condemned.”