KADUNA – A former federal lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has warned Nigerian women against allowing their husbands to die over football.
Sani,in a tweet on Friday, advised women to go as far as turning off the power meter and sabotaging the generator set especially when they are not sure of their husbands’ health status.
“If your husband loves watching Football on live TV and you are doubtful about his health status, just turn off the power meter and switch off and don’t forget to sabotage the generator,” he wrote.
The Nation reports that at least five Nigerians died while watching the semi-final match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Wednesday night in the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cote D’Ivoire.
Those who died watching the match include a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, a corps member serving in Adamawa State, simply identified as Samuel, Deputy Bursar, Kwara State University, Malete, Ayuba Abdullahi, Mikail Osundiji of Olomoore area of Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play against host Cote d’Ivoire in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.