Tinubu Extends Sympathies to Nuhu Ribadu, NSA, Following Brother’s Passing

Tinubu Extends Sympathies to Nuhu Ribadu, NSA
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Tinubu Extends Sympathies to Nuhu Ribadu, NSA, Following Brother’s Passing

President Bola Tinubu has extended his condolences to the National Security Adviser (NSA), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, following the demise of his brother, Salihu Ahmadu Ribadu, who passed away on Sunday in Yola, Adamawa State.

In a statement released by the Presidential spokesperson, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, it was revealed that Tinubu, represented by his Chief of Staff, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila, led a federal government delegation to Yola on Tuesday to pay a condolence visit.

During the visit to the Ribadu family home in Yola, Gbajabiamila conveyed President Tinubu’s deep sadness over the loss, describing it as “painful and irreparable.” The statement emphasized Tinubu’s directive to sympathize with the NSA and the entire Ribadu family on their tragic loss.

Gbajabiamila stated, “Mr. President has mandated us to come to Yola and condole with a valued member of his team, the National Security Adviser, and by extension the rest of the family over the sad loss suffered by them. The loss of a close family member like this is very painful, and it is therefore important for friends and family to come together and commiserate with the bereaved family.”

The Chief of Staff was joined by a delegation including the Deputy Chief of Staff to the President, Senator Ibrahim Hadejia; the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Alhaji Mohammed Idris; the Minister of Education, Professor Tahir Mamman; the Minister of Arts and Creative Economy, Barrister Hannatu Musawa; Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Tunji Alausa, and Special Adviser to the President on General Duties (Office of the Vice President), Dr. Aliyu Modibbo Umar.

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