Newly appointed National Security Adviser, NSA Nuhu Ribadu, assumed duty on Monday, 26th June 2023, with a promise to subdue insecurity and stabilize Nigeria.

He took over from the former NSA, Retired Major General Babagana Monguno, following his appointment by President Bola Tinubu on 19th June 2023.

The new National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, disclosed that the Tinubu administration, is geared towards the security of Nigeria, stabilizing it, and ensuring peace in all parts of the country. 

Also, he said there was a need to unite, to accomplish the present administration’s quest for a more stable, peaceful, and prosperous Nigeria.

We will stabilize this country, we will secure our country and we will make Nigeria peaceful because we believe the time has come for this country to enjoy peace, restore order and rule of law just like any other country in the world. Securing the nation is a continuous process. We will look at what has been done and build on it. We will count on your support in the course of discharging our responsibilities. Mr. President has a huge commitment to securing every inch of our country. We will work with all stakeholders to deliver on this vision. This enormous task of securing our country is that of all Nigerians and all friends of Nigeria” 

Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, New National Security Adviser

The Former NSA, Monguno, stated that Rubadu is well equipped, well qualified, well informed, has a very deep understanding of the complexity of security challenges confronting the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and has the capacity to tackle whatever challenges that he might encounter having served in various positions.

He urged the staff, to extend the same support and cooperation he enjoyed to his successor to achieve the desired national objective.

Story: Justina Egye