Video of Moment Shettima Directed Fubara to Greet Wike Goes Viral

Video of Moment Shettima Directed Fubara to Greet Wike Goes Viral

  • Kashim Shettima has been seen in a viral video gesturing to Governor Siminalayi Fubara to go and greet Nyesom Wike, his predecessor
  • The governor and his predecessor were at the presidential villa for an emergency meeting which President Bola Tinubu conveyed on pressing national issues
  • In the clip, Fubara walked past the FCT minister to greet Shettima but the latter was seen telling the governor to also greet his predecessor journalist Bada Yusuf is an accomplished politics and current affairs editor, boasting over seven years of experience in journalism and writing.

FCT, Abuja - Vice President Kashim Shettima has been seen in a video directing Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers state to greet his predecessor, Nyesom Wike.

In a video shared by Channels Television, the vice president was observed gesturing to the Rivers governor after they exchanged pleasantries.

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Sminalayi Fubara/Nyesom Wike/Kashim Shettima/Bla Ahmed Tinubu
How Shettima asked Fubara to go and greet Wike Photo Credit: Nyesom Wike, Siminalayi Fubara
Source: Twitter

The Rivers governor had earlier passed Wike where he was seated, and went to greet Shettima.

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But the vice-president called his attention to the fact that he had not greeted Wike. After Shettima's gesture, Fubara went to meet Wike and the pair also exchanged pleasantries.

Governor Fubara and the FCT minister were at the presidential villa to participate in the emergency meeting called by President Bola Tinubu.

The president had directed the meeting with the state governors and other top government officials to discuss the issue of food inflation, insecurity, and other pressing national matters.

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At the end of the meeting, the minister of information and national orientation, Mohammed Idris, said that the governors and President Tinubu have agreed to establish state police.

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The minister further disclosed that the possibility of creating a state police structure would be subsequently discussed.

Idris said a lot of work still needs to be done. He added that the president and the governors have agreed to work on how the idea would work.

The president and the governors are coming to terms on the creation of state police following renewed moves by bandits and kidnappers to expand to other states and the federal capital territory.

Below is the video:

Fubara speaks about his promotion earlier reported that Fubara said he was only promoted by God amid his rift with Wike.

Speaking at the Holy Ghost rally in Port Harcourt, the governor posited that it was after God's promotion that the PDP and its leadership found him worthy of being the flagbearer.

Fubara added that God's promotion further led him to become the winner of the March 18 governorship election in the state.

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