Sanni Onogu, Abuja


HOUSE of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has mentioned jail expertise for any politician is a “badge of honour”.

The Speaker, who was represented by Deputy Speaker Ahmed Idris Wase, spoke when he led Principal Officers of the Home on a go to to Senate Chief Whip Orji Uzor Kalu, who was not too long ago launched from the Nigeria Correctional Centre in Kuje, Abuja.

Wase mentioned the management of the Home was in Kalu’s dwelling to sympathise with him over his incarceration.

The Deputy Speaker urged the previous Abia State governor to take his expertise as a life’s lesson and put the whole lot earlier than God.

He mentioned: “We’re right here to sympathise with you on what occurred and your incarceration. As a politician, I would like you to take it as a kind of issues.

“First, we congratulate you and urge you to place the whole lot earlier than God and consider it’s a part of future.

“My Chief, the late Chief Solomon Lar, advised me to not concern, as a politician, to go to jail. He advised me that going to jail is a badge of honour.

“In case you are a very good politician, you have to be keen to style jail expertise as a result of it would come to you in very many dimensions.

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“That occurred to us someday previously after we have been being chased and humiliated, and he requested us to be resolute and face the problems as they have been.

“He reminded us of how he was sentenced to over 90 to 150 years in jail. He advised us that as leaders, there may be all the time a judgment that might be handed.

“As our chief, we would like you to understand what God has executed for you; use it for the constructive improvement of our nation’s judicial system; use it within the curiosity of humanity.”


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