Write what you are looking for and press enter to begin your search!


Date: 27 Jan, 2021

Stat:486 Members 984 Posts

Government officials are more likely to suffer mental issues – El- Rufai


By Lucky10

June 14th, 2020







Featured image
Featured image

Kaduna state governor Nasir El - Rufai has
said that Nigerian government
appointees are more likely to suffer
mental issues after or during political
El - Rufai , a former minister of the Federal
Capital Territory (FCT) made the
disclosure at an interview with Funmi
Iyanda on Public Eye Live.
“ I think Government officials are more
likely to suffer mental issues after and
sometimes , during the office than other
people…., ” El - Rufai said.
“ Because they are under greater pressure
and they are more likely to face all the
evil sides of human nature , like
betrayals, double - crossing , and so on…
That is why you see that many people
when they leave office , just collapse
literally .”
El - Rufai , during the interview, gave
insights on many topics relating to
governance, Kaduna’ s response to
COVID , his COVID - 19 recovery journey ,
banditry and violence in Northern
Nigeria .
The governor also spoke on how the
Shiites leader , El - Zakzaky, being
‘lawfully’ detained despite protests by
members of his Islamic Movement of
Nigeria (IMN ) group .
“ Today, El - Zakzaky is being in prison on
the orders of Kaduna state High Court,
not Federal High court, ” El - Rufai said.
“ So if you want to ask why El - Zakzaky
was not released at the time, please ask
the Federal Government and the
Attorney General of the Federation , we
are not part of it … Right now, he is in
lawful custody under the direction of the
Also on the virtual show was human and
democratic rights activist Mrs . Hafsat
Abiola - Costello , who shared what June 12
means to her having lost her dad, MKO
Abiola and mom , Kudirat Abiola to the
struggle of Nigeria ’s democracy.
“ June 12 is a very emotional day for me ,
but having it being Nigeria ’s democracy
day, it has been beautiful and affirming ,
because it makes it feel like it wasn ’t for
nothing ,” Abiola - Castello, the executive
president of Women in Africa Initiatives
(WIA ) said.
Supported by MacArthur Foundation ,
Public Eye Live with Funmi Iyanda airs 8
PM every Friday on Instagram Live .


Related Posts

Featured image
Politics Benue University Deputy VC, Achinge Dies of COVID-19

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor(Academics) of Benue University, Godwin Achinge has died from COVID-19 ...Read more

Featured image
Politics BREAKING: Court strikes out certificate forgery suit against Obaseki

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit seeking the disqualification of Gover...Read more

Featured image
Politics Akinwunmi Ambode Nominated to Succeed Late Senator Osinowo At The National Assembly

Although the process for its replacement has not begun, names of possible replacement are already fl...Read more

Write a comment

Comments (3)

MD avatar


7 months ago

Yes because u self u r suffering from mental illness

checkmate01 avatar


7 months ago

All dis talks is okoto meow Mental issue koh. Are dey not making dere money

Rufahin10 avatar


7 months ago

Yes oo nah truth, they are all ready to suffer