Tinubu’s Choice Of Shettima As Running Mate A Masterstroke, Says Governor Inuwa Yahaya

Gombe State Governor,  Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya says the choice of former Governor of Borno State,  Sen  Kashim Shettima As the Vice Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress,  APC is a masterstroke and the right decision that will facilitate the party’s smooth sailing to victory in the forthcoming 2023 presidential elections.

According to a press release on Tuesday 12th July 2022 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, he said that Governor Inuwa, while reacting to the development noted that as a committed and loyal party man, Sen. Shettima is a great asset to the ruling party and will add immeasurable value to the APC presidential ticket.

He said ” Asiwaju will not have made a better choice. The former Borno State Governor is a highly cerebral, eloquent,  competent, courageous, and cosmopolitan leader who has succeeded in building bridges, reputation, and friendships across the country; and I believe he has the capacity, acumen, and political sagacity to deputise the Jagaban”.

While congratulating the one-time Chairman of the Northern Nigeria Governors Forum, Inuwa said with his background as a former lecturer, banker, agricultural economist, ex-governor, and parliamentarian with visionary and patriotic ideologies, Sen. Shettima will be around the peg in a round hole’ as a vice president.

Governor Inuwa noted that: “the Tinubu/ Shettima ticket is an excellent combination that has already given APC an upper hand and set the opposition off-balance as we approach the elections”.

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, emphasizing that “Gombe is a strong APC base and we shall deploy our political arsenals to ensure sweeping victory for our great party at all levels “.

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