Governor Inuwa Visits APC Vice Presidential Candidate, Sen. Shettima

Earlier today, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya paid a congratulatory visit to the All Progressives Congress, APC Vice Presidential Candidate, and former Governor of Borno State, Sen. Kashim Shettima at his Maitama residence in Abuja.

According to a press release on Tuesday 19th July 2022 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, he said that   Speaking to newsmen shortly after a meeting with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s running mate in the 2023 election, Governor Inuwa said the choice of Shettima as APC Vice Presidential Candidate is a highly welcomed development, especially considering the pedigree of the former Borno State Governor, whom he described as “one of the most competent and trustworthy politicians who is solidly on the ground”.

He said Sen. Shettima is capable of galvanizing support for the presidential ticket and the party in general not only in the North East sub-region but across the country”.

When asked about his take on the uproar among some groups following the emergence of Sen. Shettima as Tinubu’s running mate, Governor Inuwa simply said ” as politicians and a people we must learn to understand and trust one another for the good of our nation”.

Governor Inuwa had earlier in a press statement, described the former Borno State Governor as a highly cerebral, eloquent, competent, courageous, and cosmopolitan leader who has succeeded in building bridges, reputation, and friendships across the country.

He said with his background as a former lecturer, banker, agricultural economist, former Governor, and parliamentarian with visionary and patriotic ideologies, Sen. Shettima will be a round peg in a round hole’ as vice president.

He reassured of his commitment and support of the APC in Gombe State to the Tinubu/ Shettima ticket as well as a victory for the party in 2023 at all levels.

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