- Flown Abroad For Medical Treatment
Top Politician and former Head of the National Security Organization (NSO), Nigeria’s then spy and Secret Security agency, Alhaji Umaru Ali Shinkafi is critically ill he was initially admitted into the prestigious St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, but was later transferred to the Reddington Hospital, Ikeja GRA.
Alhaji Shinkafi it was reliably gathered has been in hospital for sometimes but his health took a turn for the worse, recently which make it necessary for members of his family to conclude to move him abroad for proper treatment.
Sources revealed the plan to move the politician who was a bosom friend of late Lagos politician and lawyer, Hamed Kusamotu was concluded for days back but the plan could not be follow through because the doctors treating him are of the opinion that he's not stable enough to fly.
Accompanying him on the trip are some members of his family as well as about three members of his medical team. The medical trip it was gathered from grapevine sources was at the instance of some influential individuals in Lagos.
Though the nature of his sickness could not be ascertained at the moment, but family sources are nursing the fear that Shinkafi, who ran for President under the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) in 1992, should be given the best treatment to save his life.