2023: Shettima Reveals Secret Behinds The Emergence of Tinubu As APC Presidential Candidate

2023: Shettima Reveals Secret Behinds The Emergence of Tinubu As APC Presidential Candidate

  • Former Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, has disclosed that Tinubu wins APC presidential ticket because of the mud thrown at him
  • Shettima, who is a senator representing Borno Central says those who thrown the mud at Tinubu are those who could not match his political credential
  • The strong supporter of Tinubu's presidential ambition then called on the former Lagos state governor not to relax yet as there is more task ahead of 2023

Former Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has revealed what influenced the emergence of Bola Tinubu as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Shettima said that Tinubu’s promises of better days for Nigerians resonated with party members, stakeholders and delegates that voted at the presidential primary election.

Kashim Shettima, Bola Tinubu, APC, 2023
Kashim Shettima having a press conference Source: Kashim Shettima

The former governor added that aside the endorsement from six presidential aspirants, his personality and nationwide acceptance should be credited.

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Asiwaju emerged as victor against all odds because you elected to see through the mud thrown at him by those who couldn’t match his political credentials, he said.

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Shettima, a top supporter of Tinubu’s presidential ambition, disclosed this in a series of tweets on his Twitter handle on Thursday, June 9.

Tinubu gathered 1,271 votes to defeat his closest rivals, Rotimi Amaechi, who scored 3116 votes and Yemi Osinbajo who polled 235 votes.

There is more task ahead of you, Shettima tells Tinubu

According to The Punch, the senator representing Borno Central District, told Tinubu that though he had won the APC presidential primary, the former Borno governor had more task ahead of him to win the 2023 general election.

Shettima wrote,

Our victory in the @OfficialAPCNg Presidential primaries is a testament to widespread belief in @officialABAT’s promise of better days by Nigerians across all divides. This is a victory for all of us, for those who defied pedestrian propaganda and falsehoods to stand with the truth

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This is the first lap of our race to rekindle your faith in Nigeria and pride in its possibilities in a fast-changing world. Asiwaju emerged as Victor against all odds because you elected to see through the mud thrown at him by those who couldn’t match his political credentials.
The endorsement of Asiwaju by six aspirants even before the election, which he won by a massive landslide, underscored his mass appeal among the esteemed contenders. Thus, we call on them to join us in the second lap of this race. We can’t afford to do so without a united front.
I congratulate you for being a part of this history and doing so without underlining any of the country’s fault-lines. This is the maturity and wisdom we intend to adopt in the coming days to bring you, patriots of a great nation, under one umbrella to market Asiwaju’s ideals.”

Former Borno Governor Reveals The Enemies of Southern Nigeria, Calls Them Judas

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Legit.ng reports that the former Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has compared the enemies of Southern Nigeria to that of Biblical Judas.

Senator Shettima maintained that these enemies cannot win 10 votes but are always ready to play the fiddle.

Shettima added that the enemies of southern Nigeria are not in support of the southern presidency while calling on the Ogun state delegates to support the APC leader, Bola Tinubu.

2023: It’s My Turn to Be President, Says Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has declared that he deserves to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari based on his political history.

Tinubu said over the past 25 years, he has served and worked for many people to realise their political ambitions.

The former governor of Lagos state said it is now his turn to be president, saying it is a matter of right for him.

Source: Legit.ng

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