AFTER dropping out of the ministerial confirmation list submitted to the Senate by President Bola Tinubu, the immediate past Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai has turned to raggea for solace.
El-Rufai, on his handle on X (formerly Twitter) on Sunday morning stated that his love for Reggae music is due to the songs and music of the late Jamaican legend, Bob Marley.
He tweeted, “Bob Marley of the blessed memory is one of most talented musicians of all time. My love for reggae music is connected with his songs and music.”
He also mentioned that one of Marley’s songs, ‘Who The Cap Fit,’ is one of his favourites.
“Who The Cap Fit – Bob Marley & The Wailers is one of my favourites from the 1970s. Enjoy your Sunday with the song and lyrics that are timeless.”
El-Rufai further shared some lyrics of the song which goes thus, “Man to man is so unjust, children. Ya don’t know who to trust. Your worst enemy could be your best friend. And your best friend, your worst enemy.”
The former Kaduna governor was among the list of 48 ministerial nominees submitted to the Senate by President Bola Tinubu
However, things took another turn after his ministerial confirmation was halted in the Upper Chamber.
After his (El-Rufai) presentation, the lawmaker representing Kogi West, Senator Sunday Karimi, mentioned that the former governor had a petition written against him bordering on insecurity in Southern Kaduna, The PUNCH reports.
Afterwards, the Senate confirmed the appointment of 45 minister-designates, leaving out El-Rufai, former deputy governor of Taraba State, Senator Abubakar Danladi and Stella Okotete from Delta State; over security issues.