The labeled report was despatched to President Muhammadu Buhari by the State Safety Service and shared with an internet newspaper, Peoples Gazette, by nationwide safety officers this week.
Tinubu’s Muslim-Muslim Ticket Will Destabilize Nigeria, DSS Tells Buhari
The doc, which received to the president by means of the Nationwide Safety Adviser (NSA), Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), mentioned Tinubu ought to contemplate safety implications of his choice earlier than making it public.
“The SSS produced the report and handed a replica to the NSA,” an intelligence officer informed The Gazette.
“The NSA regarded on the report and added it for safety briefing to the president.
“Merely put, our understanding is that the alliance will destabilise Nigeria and embolden assaults on Christian residents from their fellow Muslim residents.
“The mistrust Christians are prone to harbour in opposition to a presidency occupied by two Muslims received’t make our work simple at nationwide safety degree,” the supply who spoke to The Gazette mentioned.
The official mentioned President Buhari was not concerned within the deliberations that led to Tinubu’s announcement of Kashim Shettima as his 2023 working mate to the ire of Christians throughout the nation.
“Folks can say no matter they like about Mr President, however as a senior intelligence administrator I can assure you he was not concerned in Tinubu’s choice in any respect,” the official mentioned in a exceptional second of candour.
One other official mentioned the report was commissioned after Tinubu turned the standard-bearer of the ruling APC on June 8 and began embracing the concept of a Muslim-Muslim ticket as essentially the most potent technique to be elected as president in an ethnically and religiously polarised nation like Nigeria.
Though the web newspaper didn’t make public the labeled report however at present there’s ongoing heated debates by Nigerians for and in opposition to the APC’s Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket.