Senator Shehu Sani, a former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, has accused the Federal Government of attempting to silence him over his criticism of President, Muhammadu Buhari led administration.
Dauda in his petition to the EFCC, claimed that Shehu Sani demanded N4m from him to give to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, and four other judges to influence some pending cases in court.
Sani, has consistently maintained his innocence.
He added, “Criminalising me or ‘framing me’ will not silence me, bend me or compromise me.”
He also said, “Alhaji Sani Dauda and his hidden sponsors have not been able to provide any proof of their allegations.