For 3rd Time in a Row, Shettima Represents Tinubu at Fresh Event Organised for Presidential Candidates

For 3rd Time in a Row, Shettima Represents Tinubu at Fresh Event Organised for Presidential Candidates

  • Bola Tinubu has been represented at an event organised by all the 2023 presidential candidates of different political parties
  • Tinubu was represented at the Voice of Woman Empowerment Foundation's event in Abuja by his running mate, Kashim Shettima
  • Other presidential candidates, including Peter Obi, Hamza Al-Mustapha and Adewole Adebayo among many others were present at the event

A former governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima, has again represented the 2023 presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, at an event organised for the candidates gunning for the presidency in the forthcoming election.

Daily Trust reports that Shettima was present at the Voice of Woman Empowerment Foundation's event organised in partnership with the MacArthur Foundation at the Nigerian Air Force Conference Centre in Abuja.

Bola Tinubu, APC, Kashim Shettima, 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi
Tinubu was absent for a third time during an event organised for 2023 presidential candidates. Photo: APC Vanguard
Source: UGC

Other presidential candidates who were present at the event which took place on Tuesday, October 25, include Peter Obi of the Labour Party, Prince Adewole Adebayo of the Social Democratic Party, Abdulmalik Ado Ibrahim of the Young Progressives Party and Hamza Al-Mustapha of the Action Alliance.

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Tinubu's absence at the NBA conference in August

Concerns began to grow among Nigerians after Shettima represented Tinubu at the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association at the Eko Hotels in Lagos.

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The event which took place in August caused some outrage among many Nigerians who raised concerns about Tinubu's absence.

Again, in September, during the signing of the National Peace Accord, Shettimma also represented Tinubu, who at the time was said to have visited London for medical attention.

Drama as APC's vice-presidential candidate, Sowore, 'fight dirty' in Abuja over 1 key thing

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, was involved in a tussle with the vice-presidential candidate of the ruling party, Kashim Shettima.

Trouble started between both politicians after Shettima took a seat reserved for APC's presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu during the signing of the peace accord in Abuja.

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According to Sowore, it would be wrong for a vice-presidential candidate to seat in a space reserved for party flag bearers while other presidential candidates seat behind him.

2023 election: You cannot engage in campaign of hate', MNT warns Bola Tinubu, Peter Obi, Atiku, others

In other news, politicians across the country have been warned against spewing hate and engaging in campaigns of calumny.

The call was made by the president of the Movement for Nigeria's Transformation (MNT), Edward Ogba.

Ogba said MNT is determined to promote unity, peace and progress in Nigeria in order to achieve the desired development.


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