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Sani Alleges The Ruling On Old Naira Notes Will Unchain The Monster Vote Buying In Election.

Senator Shehu Sani, a Nigerian author, human rights activist and senator representing Kaduna State at the National Assembly, has taken to his official Twitter platform to weigh in his own opinion about the recent ruling of the supreme court about the old Naira notes, alleging that the ruling on the old Naira notes will unchain the monster of vote buying in election.

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In his post, the federal lawmaker wrote “the ruling on the old Naira notes has not ended the suffering of the ordinary man on the queue as purported; but it will unchain and uncage the monster of vote buying for the Governorship election”.

Recall that some days ago, the Supreme Court had ruled that the old Naira notes should coexist with the new Naira notes, and would remain a legal tender until December 31st 2023.

This was after some governors in Nigeria dragged the federal government as well as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to court in an attempt to reverse the initial policy of the CBN on the old Naira notes.

More so, while complying with the directives of the Supreme Court, the CBN affirmed that the old Naira notes would remain a legal tender until the stipulated time. 

Meanwhile, Shehu Sani is of the opinion that the recent Supreme Court ruling on the old Naira notes has not reduced the sufferings of Nigerians who stand in the queue in banks to withdraw money, but the same ruling would also enable some corrupt leaders to allegedly buy votes using cash in the forthcoming gubernatorial election slated for March 18th 2023.

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