Shettima: Photos of N21bn Newly Renovated VP's Residence Trend as Tinubu Commissions Building

Shettima: Photos of N21bn Newly Renovated VP's Residence Trend as Tinubu Commissions Building

  • Photos of the N21 billion newly renovated residence of the vice president, Kashim Shettima, have been trending online
  • President Bola Ahmed Tinubu commissioned the building which the previous administration abandoned on Friday, June 7
  • The FCT minister, Nyesom Wike, completed the abandoned project after he was appointed by President Tinubu journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

FCT, Abuja - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu commissioned the official residence of Vice President, Kashim Shettima on Friday, June 7.

Tinubu said the commissioning is a fulfilment of his promises to complete inherited projects.

Photos of N21bn newly renovated VP's residence trends
Wike completed the N21bn newly renovated VP's residence Photo credit: @officialSKSM
Source: Twitter

He said abandoning projects after spending heavily amounts to a huge waste of the nation’s resources.

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This was contained in a statement posted on Shettima’s X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @officialSKSM on Friday, June 7.

“As we commission this state-of-the-art edifice as the official residence of the Vice President, we are fulfilling a longstanding commitment and reaffirming our unwavering dedication to accountability, transparency and efficient utilization of resources for the betterment of our nation.
“I hold a very strong opinion that abandoning projects after substantial expenditure have been incurred is inherently wasteful, and it is in the best interest of the Government and the public to see them through to completion.”

Photos of the newly renovated building have continued to trend on social media. compiled some of the reactions and photos below:

@dipoaina1, said Wike’s one year in office is beyond my expectations. The project was abandoned since 2010 during the PDP era.

@nigeriantribune, said N21bn newly renovated vice president of Nigeria’s residence

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Wike proposes N15bn for VP’s new residence reported that Wike proposed N15 billion to construct a new residence for the vice president.

Wike said the project is not renovation but a new house to give the VP “a befitting residence” in the nation's capital

The former Rivers state governor said the project will be finished and commissioned in May 2024.

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via

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