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General News of Sunday, 4 June 2023


Shehu Sani hints at President Tinubu appointing Ribadu as NSA

L-R: Shehu Sani, Nuhu Ribado and President Bola Tinubu L-R: Shehu Sani, Nuhu Ribado and President Bola Tinubu

Former Senator Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th Senate, has hinted that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Nuhu Ribadu as the new National Security Adviser (NSA). notes that President Tinubu has not officially announced the appointment of Ridabu as his NSA.

Sani said the alleged appointment of Ribadu as NSA is commendable and claimed the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was not appointed during the administration of the immediate past president, Muhammadu Buhari, because he was a “Buharist.”

He stated this on Sunday, June 4, vis his Twitter handle @ShehuSani.

The former lawmaker wrote: “The appointment of Nuhu Ribadu as the new NSA is commendable. I was quiet aware of the vicious and envious persons who ensured that Ribadu was denied any appointment in the last eight years because of the reason that he was not a buharist. The challenge before him is addressing our security challenges. I wish him all the best.”

In another development, had reported that former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, predicted that the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, may not have a smooth relationship with the incoming administration of President-elect Bola Tinubu.

According to Sani in a tweet sighted by, Emefiele’s life and activities under the new government will be like ‘Zebra in the hands of Tigers’.