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

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By Lucky10

June 14th, 2020

 
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Kaduna state governor Nasir El - Rufai has
said that Nigerian government
appointees are more likely to suffer
mental issues after or during political
appointments.
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
court.”
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 .

 

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MD avatar

MD

2 months ago

Yes because u self u r suffering from mental illness

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checkmate01

2 months ago

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

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Rufahin10

4 weeks ago

Yes oo nah truth, they are all ready to suffer