2023: Shettima Holds Strategic Meeting With Powerful APC Governor, Details Emerge

2023: Shettima Holds Strategic Meeting With Powerful APC Governor, Details Emerge

  • All eyes are on the ruling All Progressive Party (APC) following a series of controversies laced around the choice of candidates ahead of the 2023 polls
  • In order to intensify plans, the vice-presidential candidate of the APC, Senator Kashim Shettima visited Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state
  • Details from the meeting revealed that both men had strategic election conversations behind closed-door

Kogi, Lokoja - The vice-presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Senator Kashim Shettima on Monday, August 29 held a closed-door meeting with the Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, PM News reported.

As gathered by Legit.ng, the meeting was part of plans by the AC and its flag bearers to expand the horizon and support of the party in some strategic states of the federation.

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Shettima, Bello
Governor Yahaya Bello received Senator Kashim Shettima at the state house in Lokoja, Kogi state. Photo: Leadership
Source: UGC

Issues of enhanced development, national peace, and stability as well as the incessant issue of security were said to have been discussed by the two political giants.

Similarly, the Leadership newspaper reported that the meeting also centered on strategic permutations in that it will help ensure the victory of the APC at the presidential polls in the 2023 general election.

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Confirming the status of the meeting, the chief press secretary to the governor of Kogi state, Onogwu Muhammed said:

“The meeting centered on various plans and strategies for winning the forthcoming presidential election for the ruling party.”

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Meanwhile, Governor Bello after the meeting stated that the APC is on course for a landslide victory.

He said everything is in place to ensure that these strategies manifest and become a reality in the forthcoming general elections in 2023.

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Recall that Governor Bello has over time proven his commitment to the party at various levels with his most recent gesture being the fact that he gave out his campaign assets Bola Tinubu, the standard bearer of the party.

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Similarly, the governor has hinted that young Nigerians will play a major role in the upcoming 2023 general elections.

Governor Bello, who is the youngest governor, stated this while canvassing support for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the APC presidential candidate.

He also urged young people in the country not to vote for a politician only interested in accumulating wealth.

2023: Why Shettima can't be in charge of security - PDP chieftain

In another development, a PDP chieftain, Anthony Ehilebo has urged Nigerians not to allow the APC vice presidential candidate to be in control of the nation's security.

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Ehilebo noted that Kashim Shettima cannot be trusted with Nigeria's security considering how he handled the Chibok Girls issue.

The PDP chieftain noted further that Nigerians should be more interested in Shettima's statement than his outfit.

Source: Legit.ng

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