"I Have Seen Tinubu's Soul", Shettima Opens Up on Hunger in Nigeria, Viden Trends

"I Have Seen Tinubu's Soul", Shettima Opens Up on Hunger in Nigeria, Viden Trends

  • Kashim Shettime, the vice president of Nigeria, has urged Nigerians to be patient with the President Bola Tinubu's administration
  • Shettima said he had seen the soul of Tinubu and that he meant well for this country
  • The vice president said the removal of fuel subsidy made the cabals fight and expressed optimism that the country is on the path of redemption

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FCT, Abuja - Vice President Kashim Shettima has called on Nigerians to be patient with President Bola Tinubu because he has a clean heart.

The former governor of Borno state made the remark while addressing concerns over biting hunger and general hardship in the country.

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Shettima attributed the situation to the removal of the fuel subsidy, adding that the subsidy eras made some individuals in the country pocket billions of naira belonging to the masses.

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Shettima urges Nigerians to be patient with Tinubu Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Kashim Shettima
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According to Shettima, what is currently happening in the country is the consequences of unveiling a masquerade in public, which is the removal of subsidies.

He said Nigeria is on the path to redemption and called on Nigerians to support Tinubu.

Shettima speaks amid hunger protests in Nigeria

The vice president's comment is coming amid outcries by many Nigerians against the growing hunger in the country. In some states, some people have staged protests.

His statement reads in part:

"One out of every four black men is a Nigerian, and by 2050, Nigeria will be the third most populous nation on earth. We are going to surpass the United States. One out of every three Africans will be a Nigerian. We have to make this country work. We have to move beyond politics."

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The vice president also tackled the governors elected under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for comparing Nigeria's economy to that of Venezuela.

The video of his speech is below:

Video: Shettima directs Fubara to greet Wike

Legit.ng earlier reported that Shettima was seen in a viral video gesturing to Governor Siminalayi Fubara to 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 Wike.

Source: Legit.ng

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