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2023: Tinubu Announces Ex-Borno Governor, Shettima As Running Mate

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Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, has named the former Governor of Borno state, Senator Kashim Shettima as his running mate.

Tinubu made this announcement on  on Sunday while addressing journalists in Katsina, a presidential aide, Buhari Sallau, said.

This came few hours after the APC candidate met with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), alongside Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari.

The latest development followed the withdrawal of his dummy running mate, Ibrahim Kabir Masari from the race.

Shettima is an outspoken Muslim politician from the Kanuri tribe from Borno State.

HNN had earlier reported of a plan by Tinubu to unveil the his proposed vice in the forthcoming presidential election this week.

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