Senator Shehu Sani on his Facebook timeline in regards to the purchase of weapons said taking care of soldiers and their families is essential. He said
“A weapon cannot fight a war without the men to use it.”
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“A Billion dollar to purchase arms will not make sense if we don’t factor the welfare and wellbeing of the officers and soldiers fighting the war.A special fund for the injured,the orphans and widows of our fallen soldiers need also to be factored in.A weapon cannot fight a war without the men to use it.
We also need to remind ourselves that our Defence Industry is moribund, before we enrich arms manufacturers in other nations.Our self sufficiency should not be about rice alone.”