- Former Borno state governor Kashim Shettima has continued to point out help for Bola Tinubu’s presidential aspiration
- Senator Shettima revealed how the previous Lagos governor saved Atiku and Ribadu once they have been dealing with difficulties of their respective political events
- The previous governor additionally spoke on the half performed by Tinubu within the victory of President Buhari within the 2015 and the 2019 elections
Senator Kashim Shettima says Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu acted as a “saviour” for former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the previous chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu.
In line with Shettima, Tinubu, the nationwide chief of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gave platform to Atiku Ribadu to recontest after being harassed and kicked out from their respective events.
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“It’s pertinent to say that when former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, was harassed, brutalised and chased out of the PDP, even a few of our northern brothers have been treating him as a pariah, it was Asiwaju Bola Tinubu that offered him with a sanctuary and platform to contest the 2007 presidential election.
“Once more, 4 years later, he offered the identical platform to a different harassed northerner, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, to contest for the presidency beneath the ACN.”
Shettima has overtly declared help for the previous Lagos state governor as he seeks to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Tinubu labored for Buhari in 2015, 2019 – Buhari
Shettima additionally mentioned Tinubu labored President Buhari’s victory in 2015 and 2019.
In line with the previous Borno governor, the emergence of Buhari because the candidate of the APC in 2014 would have been troublesome.
“With out the block help of the South-West, it will have been troublesome for President Buhari to emerge because the candidate of the APC. Tinubu labored for Buhari in 2015 and in 2019.
“For this reason a few of us discover it totally disgusting when a few of the of us who vigorously labored towards Buhari’s ambition in 2014 have achieved some political somersaults and are actually members of what I known as Buharist Church of Latter-Day Saints, hectoring down on us and liberally dropping the president’s title.”
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In the meantime, Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state has mentioned Tinubu has the fitting to come back out and declare his intention to run for president due to his contributions to the ruling APC.
Governor Ayade made this identified in an exclusive interview printed by BBC Pidgin on Friday, February 11.
The Cross River state governor famous that Tinubu struggled, labored exhausting and supported President Buhari.