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Lawal lauds NSA appointment, says Ribadu brings wealth of experience

Lawal lauds NSA appointment, says Ribadu brings wealth of experience

Hamzat Lawal, African social accountability advocate, and Chief Executive of Connected Development (CODE), has commended President Bola Tinubu for appointing Nuhu Ribadu as the National Security Adviser (NSA).

Lawal stated that Ribadu brings a wealth of experience, expertise, and a proven track record in the field of intelligence as an outstanding and highly respected retired police officer.

In a statement issued after Ribadu was upgraded from Special Adviser, Security to NSA, Lawal stated that the appointment demonstrates President Tinubu’s commitment to strengthening Nigeria’s security apparatus.

He commend the President for prioritizing meritocracy and selecting an individual of impeccable integrity who will contribute positively to Nigeria’s security agenda.

”This unprecedented decision demonstrates President Bola Tinubu’s commitment to strengthening the nation’s security apparatus and ensuring the well-being of its citizens.

”With an extensive background in intelligence, Mallam Ribadu possesses the necessary skills to effectively navigate complex global challenges and safeguard our nation’s interests. I commend President Tinubu’s discerning judgment in selecting Mallam Ribadu for this position. Throughout his distinguished career, Mallam Ribadu has consistently demonstrated unwavering dedication, analytical insight, and a deep understanding of the evolving security landscape in Nigeria and beyond”, he said.

“Under his leadership, I am confident that a comprehensive and thoughtful approach will shape our national security policies. Thankfully, he has a reputation for fostering collaboration among various agencies and building strong partnerships with international allies.

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”This collaborative approach will undoubtedly enhance our nation’s ability to address emerging threats, promote diplomacy, and ensure the safety of our citizens both at home and abroad”, he added.

Lawal further stated that President Tinubu’s choice in appointing Ribadu reflects a commitment to excellence and a desire to assemble a team of the brightest minds in national security.

He also tasked the President to appoint competent young people to other strategic positions to reflect the massive population of youths in the country.