AbdulRasaq, Oyetola congratulate Shettima at 56

Senator Kashim Shettima

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq and his Osun counterpart, Adegboyega Oyetola have congratulated the vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Kashim Shettima on his 55th birthday anniversary.

AbdulRasaq in a statement by his chief press secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye on Friday said Shettima has shown how brilliant and savvy he is with recent outings as the Running mate to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

“On behalf of the people and government of Kwara State, I join family, friends and associates to congratulate His Excellency Kashim Shettima on his birthday anniversary. The man Kashim Shettima, by his antecedents in leadership, governance and comportment, remains a very bright spot in Nigeria’s leadership environment.

“His superlative outings on the national stage as Vice Presidential Candidate of our great party have served to further showcase the brilliance, charisma, patriotism, and people skills of the man Kashim Shettima. It is clear therefore that his choice to pair His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the APC presidential ticket is right on target.

“I pray Allah, exalted is He, to grant Alhaji Kashim Shettima good health and long life to continue his excellent service to our country and to humanity.”

While felicitating with Former Governor of Borno state, Oyetola in a statement by his media aide, Ismail Omipidan, described Shettima as a patriotic Nigerian, progressive politician, and seasoned administrator that has made sterling contributions to nation-building.

Oyetola recalled how the celebrant, as the Governor of Borno, raised the bar of good governance in the State, leaving behind a legacy of outstanding achievements and projects that are still visible and beneficial to the people of the State.

He added that despite the challenges of insecurity, Shettima laid a solid foundation that Governor Babagana Zulum is building on today, adding that posterity would be kind to him.

“As Senator representing Borno Central, Shettima continues to provide effective and purposeful representation to his constituents and always make meaningful contributions on the floor of the Senate on issues pertaining to the growth and development of the country.

“His loyalty and track record informed his selection as the Vice Presidential Candidate of our great party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the 2023 general elections. Indeed, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu made a good choice.

“On behalf of the government and good people of Osun, I congratulate Senator Kashim Shettima on the occasion of his 56th birthday. I pray Allah grant him many more years of happiness, good health and strength for continued service to his people, Nigeria and humanity as a whole,” Oyetola said.