The Chairman, Senate Committee on
Banking, Insurance and other Financial
Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, has
described the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir
El-Rufai, as a “loose cannon a
And a liar” who
is one of the people that got the All
Progressives Congress into the mess it has
Reacting to a statement by El-Rufai on a
Hausa radio Programme where he described
the present Senate under the leadership of
Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki as the worst, the
senator stated that the Kaduna State
Governor is known as a “flippant and loose
talker” as the facts do not support his
Ibrahim said: “May be we need to educate
this aggrieved Governor that this Senate in
three years already has the highest number
of bills with relevance to improving the
economy, eliminating insecurity and
corruption since 1999, even though we still
have 10 months to the end of our tenure.
“Similarly, we have treated more petitions
than the number that all the past Senate
combined had done.
“Our interventions on key issues that affect
the day to day living of Nigerians have
“El- Rufai is an aggrieved Governor.
“He is pained by the rejection of his request
for foreign loans by the Senate Committee
on Foreign and Local Debt, which is headed
by a Senator from Kaduna State, Shehu Sani.
“The Governor has been speaking from both
sides of the mouth.